Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh is a vintage fine art post impressionism landscape cityscape painting featuring a view of Saint Remy, France from van Gogh's asylum. The night sky is swirling with clouds with a bright crescent moon and shining stars over the quaint village. Starry Night is probably van Gogh's most famous painting and was painted during the day from memory. About the artist: Vincent Willem van Gogh (1853 -1890) was one of the most famous Post Impressionist painters of his era. His work was most noteable for its rough beauty, emotional honesty, and bold colour.