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Sunflowers

Vincent van Gogh

Sunflowers (detail) Vincent van Gogh, North Lodge Park by the gangway

Sunflowers

Vincent van Gogh

Van Gogh’s Sunflowers can be found on the Gangway

Vincent van Gogh Sunflowers 1888
Vincent van Gogh 1853 – 1890 Sunflowers 1888 Oil on canvas 92.1 × 73 cm Bought, Courtauld Fund, 1924

Sunflowers, 1888

Vincent van Gogh

Oil on canvas 92.1 × 73 cm

This is one of five versions of Sunflowers on display in museums and galleries across the world. Van Gogh made the paintings to decorate his house in Arles in readiness for a visit from his friend and fellow artist, Paul Gauguin.

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Detail from Vincent Van Gogh, ‘Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear’, 1889 London, Courtauld Institute Gallery © Photo: Bridgeman Art Library, London

Vincent van Gogh

Van Gogh is today one of the most popular of the Post-Impressionist painters, although he was not widely appreciated during his lifetime. He is now famed for the great vitality of his works which are characterised by expressive and emotive use of brilliant colour and energetic application of impastoed paint. The traumas of his life, documented in his letters, have tended to dominate and distort modern perceptions of his art.

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