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Van Gogh's Sunflowers Illuminated. Art Meets Science

'In the hope of living in a studio of our own with Gauguin, I’d like to do a decoration for the studio. Nothing but large Sunflowers'.

Vincent van Gogh to his brother Theo, Arles, 21 or 22 August 1888

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Van Gogh's Sunflowers Illuminated. Art Meets Science

Van Gogh's Sunflowers Illuminated. Art Meets Science

Van Gogh's Sunflowers Illuminated. Art Meets Science

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Vincent van Gogh's Sunflowers are seen by many as icons of Western European art. Two of these masterpieces - the first version painted in August 1888 (The National Gallery, London) and the painting made after it in January 1889 (Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam) - have been the subject of a detailed comparison by an interdisciplinary team of experts. The pictures were examined in unprecedented depth using a broad array of techniques, including state-of-the-art, non-invasive imaging analytical methods, to look closely at and under the paint surface.

Not only the making, but also the subsequent history of the works was reconstructed, including later campaigns of restoration. The study's conclusions are set out in this book, along with the fascinating genesis of the paintings and the sunflower's special significance to Van Gogh.

More than 30 authors, all specialists in the fields of conservation, conservation science and art history, have contributed to the research and publication presenting the outcomes of this unique project.

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Hardcover, English, 256 pages, 118 illustrations. Part 1 of the series Van Gogh Museum Studies. Edited by Ella Hendriks and Marije Vellekoop.

Article number:
327991
Brand:
AUP | Van Gogh Museum®
Length:
27 cm
Width:
22 cm
Height:
2.8 cm
Weight:
1280 gram
Material:
Paper
ISBN:
9789463725323

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