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Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin  1888

by Vincent van Gogh

painting by Vincent van Gogh (Museum: Fogg Museum) [br] In early 1888, Van Gogh moved to Arles in the south of France, where he hoped to establish an art colony. Believing that painting could be reinvented through the genre of portraiture, he encouraged his fellow artists to paint themselves, and then to exchange the canvases. After receiving self-portraits from Emile Ber...
61.5 x 50.3 cm
Oil on canvas
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