Self-portrait, Vincent van Gogh, 1887

Self-portrait, Vincent van Gogh, 1887

painting, h 42cm × w 34cm × d 8cm. More details

Vincent moved to Paris in 1886, after hearing from his brother Theo about the new, colourful style of French painting. Wasting no time, he tried it out in several self-portraits. He did this mostly to avoid having to pay for a model. Using rhythmic brushstrokes in striking colours, he portrayed himself here as a fashionably dressed Parisian.

On display in room 1.18 Masterpieces Portraits Impressionism Vincent van Gogh

Collections with this work


Vale Quiroga added this work to Vale

yesterday - 22 works 24 0

Klaasje C. added this work to het oog wil ook wat

February 11 2016 - 29 works 63 2

WillyRebolledo added this work to Works that make me Envious

February 11 2016 - 16 works 20 0

Make your own creations with this work