Van Gogh: The Complete Paintings

Van Gogh: The Complete Paintings

by Ingo F. Walther, Rainer Metzger
     
 

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Van Gogh, who took up a variety of professions before becoming an artist, was a solitary, despairing and self-destructive man. This richly illustrated and expert study follows the artist from the early gloom-laden paintings in which he captured the misery of peasants and workers in his homeland, through his bright and colorful Parisian period, to the work of his final

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Van Gogh, who took up a variety of professions before becoming an artist, was a solitary, despairing and self-destructive man. This richly illustrated and expert study follows the artist from the early gloom-laden paintings in which he captured the misery of peasants and workers in his homeland, through his bright and colorful Parisian period, to the work of his final years, spent under a southern sun in Arles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783822850688
Publisher:
Taschen America, LLC
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Edition description:
TASCHEN 25 Edition
Pages:
734
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.90(d)

Meet the Author

Ingo F. Walther was born in Berlin and studied medieval studies, literature, and art history in Frankfurt am Main and Munich. He has published numerous books on the art of the Middle Ages and of the 19th and 20th centuries. He died on April 21, 2007.

Rainer Metzger is a writer and cultural historian, and professor of art history at the Academy of Karlsruhe, Germany. His books include "Vincent van Gogh: The Complete Paintings" (1996) and "Gustav Klimt: Drawings and Watercolors" (2005). He lives in Vienna.

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