Date of Award

Spring 5-13-2020

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Art & Art History

First Advisor

Michael Lobel

Second Advisor

Susanna Cole

Academic Program Adviser

Antonella Pelizzari


In May 1888, Vincent van Gogh visited the Mediterranean village of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, a site with a unique environment and history. This thesis examines how the specific cultural, social, and physical space of Saintes-Maries is represented in the landscapes Van Gogh produced depicting the town.



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