of the Australian artist John Peter Russell, who painted his portrait in 1886. Among these was Two Peasant Women Digging in a Snow-Covered Field at Sunset. The portrayals of the Arles landscape are informed by Van Gogh's Dutch upbringing; the patchworks of fields and avenues appear flat and lacking perspective, but excel in their use of colour. Van Uitert, Evert; van Tilborgh, Louis; van Heugten, Sjraar, eds. Royal Academy of Music 's Musical Theatre course. He comments that this short period was the only time that Van Gogh's illness had a significant effect on his work.