"Who?" repeated Trish. "A very famous fellow painted this scene."
"I'll give you a hint," she said, whipping a postcard out from beneath a fin. "He was Dutch..."
I was still stumped.
"Vincent Van Gogh," she finally said.
"Van Gogh?" I asked. "Didn't he cut off his ear?"
Trish the Fish sighed. "That's what everybody says. Van Gogh painted 900 incredible paintings, but all anyone remembers is a missing ear lobe!"
She gave me a long beady look. "Look at the painting again," she said.
"What do you think he was trying to do when he painted this scene?
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