Owner of an indisputable expressive power, Trigal con Cuervos is one of the famous works of Vincent Van Gogh. Many myths were erected on her, as a myth about of the last painting that did the Dutch. Some of them searched hidden meanings in the work and other reinterpreted the pictures exposed in the canvas.
“They are vast stretches of corn under troubled skies, and I did not have to go out of my way very much in order to try to express sadness and extreme loneliness. I hope you will be seeing them soon since I’d like to bring them to you in Paris as soon as possible. I’m fairly sure that these canvases will tell you what I cannot say in words, that is, how healthy and invigorating I find the countryside” Letter of Van Gogh to his brother.
The painting is a clash between diverse feelings, on one hand sadness and loneliness, on the other hand, the vitality and strength of countryside; it notice the congested state of the painter who was moved among happiness and depressive states. The brushed strokes, of big volume give an aura of darkness to the heaven. This tonality presented in the raven too, contrast with the yellow of the wheat fields
At the moment to analyze each one of the elements that give shape to the composition, this gives an account of the aesthetic and expressive wealth. The stormy heaven gives a darkness tonality to the picture and is one of the expressions of the omnipotent force of the nature. Ravens do a flight of deep symbolism. Although are often associated with the death, Van Gogh declared in diverse letters his beauty and freedom admiration of this birds, which show its inclusion in the fabric. It results difficult to determine the direction of the movement of the flock what are in personal interpretation of the observer. The ways seems to do illusion to the confusion inside the life of the Dutch. A path to the left and one to the right which do not carry to anyway. Where the central road carries to?.