Tag Archives: Vincent van Gogh

London Pays Homage

Paintings by these three artists are well known to me from images in books, but I still have a such a strong urge to see the actual works that I am willing to spend considerable time, money and energy to get myself to London from Cornwall. Even an English breakfast that is so lukewarm and disappointing that I tell an …

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Van Gogh’s Bedrooms: Colors don’t do the job

Vincent van Gogh painted three versions of his bedroom at Arles between 1888 and 1889. The first painting was done in 1888 and now hangs in the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam. The second was painted in early September, 1889, and is now owned by the Art Institute. The third dates from late September ,1889, and is in the Musée d’Orsay, …

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