Van Gogh was an avid reader of poetry – from the early Renaissance verses of Petrarch to. . .
Pollard Birches, 1884
Van Gogh was known for his sketching from an early age, but only began to consider. . .
Japonaiserie: Oiran (Courtesan), 1887
This is one of three instances in which Van Gogh literally transcribed an image. . .
Still Life with Bible, 1885
This dark, Rembrandt-influenced still life provided Van Gogh with a means to explore. . .
Café Terrace at Night, 1888
Not exhibited until a year after the artist’s death, Café Terrace at Night represents an outdoor café. . .
Vestible of the Asylum, 1889
When Van Gogh sliced off part of his ear in December of 1888, Gauguin fled the Yellow House for good. . .
Red Vineyards at Arles, 1888
Sadly, Van Gogh is believed to have sold only one painting during his lifetime. . .
Wheatfield with Crows, 1890
Contrary to what has been frequently claimed, this turbulent painting was not Van Gogh’s last. It was, however. . .
Restaurant de la Sirène à Asnières, 1887
At first glance, we might mistake this airy scene for a painting by Monet or Renoir. . .
Almond Blossom, 1890
Blossoming branches set against a blue sky were one of Vincent’s favorite subjects. . .