|Van Gogh : Wheatfield with Cypresses|
Van Gogh clearly enjoyed painting the colours of the wheat at harvest time...& even went so far as to paint both sower & harvest in one painting ! (see below & Friday)
Jesus’ parable ends with an amazing harvest...100fold return would be almost impossible even today with all our technological improvements... but a really bumper harvest is the story’s punchline.
|The Reaper: Van Gogh (after Millet )|
|detail from The Sower, showing the wheat already golden for harvest behind the sower !|