Almond Blossom

Almond Blossom is from a group of paintings created in 1888 and 1890. During that time, Vincent was admired by Japanese art and culture. The picture contains strong elements of Japanese Ukiyo-e prints that collected Vincent van Gogh. Those flowering trees were exceptional and essential for Vincent because it is a symbol of awakening hope and renovated life.

The "Almond Blossom" also represents charm delicacy, sweetness, For Chinese culture. It shows feminine beauty. In the Christian religion, almond represents the purity of the virgin. The painting "Almond Blossom" was a gift to Vincents' nephew and namesake.