Postman Joseph Roulin

size(cm): 40x35
Sale price£119 GBP


The painting "Postman Joseph Roulin" by Vincent Van Gogh is a masterpiece of Post-Impressionist art that has captivated art lovers for decades. This work of art is one of many paintings that Van Gogh created during his stay in Arles, France, in the 1880s.

The painting shows Joseph Roulin, a postman who worked at the Arles post office, and who became a close friend of Van Gogh's. The composition of the painting is impressive, with Roulin sitting on a chair with his arms folded and a serious expression on his face. The background of the painting is a vibrant yellow, contrasting with the dark blue of Roulin's jacket.

Van Gogh's artistic style is evident in this painting, with bold, thick brushstrokes creating a unique texture to the surface of the painting. The use of color is also impressive, with bright, saturated tones creating a sense of energy and vitality in the work.

The story behind the painting is equally fascinating. Van Gogh painted Roulin on several occasions, and is said to have been fascinated by the postman's personality and character. Roulin also became a close friend of Van Gogh, and is said to have regularly visited him in his studio.

Also, there are little-known aspects of the painting that make it even more interesting. For example, Van Gogh is believed to have painted the work in a single day, demonstrating his skill and ability to capture the essence of his subject in a short amount of time.

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