Portrait Of Dr Gachet

size(cm): 35x30
Sale price£103 GBP


Vincent Van Gogh's Portrait of Dr. Gachet is a masterpiece of Impressionist art that has captivated art lovers for more than a century. This painting is one of the artist's last works, believed to have been painted shortly before his death in 1890.

The portrait shows Dr. Gachet, a doctor who treated Van Gogh during his stay in Auvers-sur-Oise, France. The composition of the painting is impressive, with Dr. Gachet sitting in a chair with a thoughtful expression on his face. The background of the painting is full of flowers and plants, giving it a calm and serene atmosphere.

Van Gogh's artistic style is evident in this work, with bold, thick brushstrokes creating a unique texture to the painting. The use of color is also impressive, with shades of blue and green blending together to create a sense of calm and tranquility.

The story behind this painting is fascinating. Van Gogh was struggling with mental health issues at the time he painted this work, and Dr. Gachet is believed to have been an important figure in his life during this time. Van Gogh wrote in a letter to his brother Theo that Dr. Gachet was "a very interesting and sympathetic man."

Also, there are little-known aspects about this painting that make it even more interesting. For example, Van Gogh is known to have painted two versions of this work, one in which Dr. Gachet is seated and one in which he is standing. It is also known that Van Gogh was very proud of this painting, considering it one of his best works.

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