Café Terrace at Night Post-ImpressionismCafé Terrace at Night Van Gogh was known to come from a religious family, his father was a pastor, and Vincent himself had served as a preacher before entering painting. Researchers have discovered that in his painting Café Terrace at Night, there are exactly twelve people sitting in the café, all centered around one long-haired man. Moreover, there are several hidden crosses in the painting, one of which is just above this central figure. Scholars believe that Van Gogh thus encoded the Last Supper. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Continue with Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.