Van Gogh. The essential

Van Gogh. The essential


The main body of work of the painter Vincent Van Gogh, i.e. 50 masterpieces, are reproduced "in accordion" in this boxed set for all audiences.
Behind the legend of the cursed artist lies a painter who trained with Dutch masters, who stayed in Antwerp, arrived in Paris to join his brother ...
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Dimensions :
18,4 x 25,7 cm
Artist :
Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890)
Museum :
Musée de Grenoble
Art movement :
19th century
Size of the book :
Paperback with flap
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The artist

Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890)

An unrecognized and misunderstood artist during his lifetime, Van Gogh was one of the great painters of the 19th century. Son of a Protestant pastor, he hesitated for a while between artistic and religious vocation, to finally devote himself to painting. Van Gogh frequented the world of impressionist painters and refined his research on colour; his palette became lighter and more diversified. To perfect his work, he moved to Arles in February 1888. Dazzled by the light of the South, Van Gogh made colour the very object of his work. He seeks the highest possible intensity of both tones and chromatic ratios. On July 27, 1890, the painter ended his life at the age of 37. In eight years, he has produced nearly 900 paintings and a thousand drawings.