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Reaper, 1889       This painting’s title is “Enclosed Field with Reaper.” Does the word “reaper” in the title cause a little glitch of discomfort in the back of your mind? It’s only natural that it might…after all, most people associate the word with the “grim reaper.” But we can comfort ourselves with the notion that in the 1800s the term was simply a common agricultural term, and van Gogh obviously intended to simply portray a farmer at harvest time.       Or can we? In a letter to his…

Reaper, 1889 This painting’s title is “Enclosed Field with Reaper.” Does the word “reaper” in the title cause a little glitch of discomfort in the back of your mind? It’s only natural that it might…after all, most people associate the word with the “grim reaper.” But we can comfort ourselves with the notion that in the 1800s the term was simply a common agricultural term, and van Gogh obviously intended to simply portray a farmer at harvest time. Or can we? In a letter to his…

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