Van Gogh: Self Portrait (1887)

Vincent van Gogh: Self Portrait – 1887 Art Institute of Chicago Vincent van Gogh painted forty self portraits during the remarkably short period that he pursued his passion for painting. Twenty four were painted during his two year stay in […]

van Gogh: The Sower

Vincent van Gogh: The Sower – 1888 Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo Van Gogh produced several versions of The Sower, a motif derived from his admiration for the work of the Barbizon painter Jean-François Millet who presents his subject with gritty realism […]

van Gogh: Voyer d’Argenson

Vincent van Gogh: Voyer d’Argenson, Asnières – 1887 Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam In the spring of 1887 van Gogh met Paul Signac frequently to paint in and around Asnières and his output at this time was unmistakably influenced by Signac. Here […]

Vincent van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh The outline of Vincent’s life is well known and the tragic irony of the loneliness and penury endured by him, when contrasted with the fact that his posthumous fame contributed to record auction prices adds an unavoidable […]