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Vincent van Gogh: Portrait of the Artist, 1889
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Vincent van Gogh

[Dutch Post-Impressionist Painter, 1853-1890]

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I have a terrible need of -- dare I say the word? -- religion. Then I go out at night to paint the stars...
- Vincent van Gogh, Arles, 1888

 


 
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  Articles  
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  Multimedia  
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  Books  
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago
Mini-site for the 2002 exhibition Van Gogh and Gauguin: The Studio of the South

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago Art Explorer - Images and Text Resources
Detailed information about the artist and his works

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteVincent van Gogh at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
4 works online

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
L'Allée en Automne (Autumn Landscape), 1885

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
9 works by van Gogh

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
4 works online by van Gogh

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteVincent van Gogh at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Commentary on 7 paintings by Vincent van Gogh

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay Collection Database, Paris
Many works by Vincent van Gogh online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
(Zoomify viewer requires Java in order to view images)

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City  
6 works online when last checked

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City  
Van Gogh's Postman: The Portraits of Joseph Roulin

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh
3 works online

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
Paintings in depth: Sunflowers - symbols of happiness

Notable SiteVincent van Gogh at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
19 works by Vincent van Gogh

Notable SiteVincent van Gogh at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Virtual tour of the Van Gogh's Van Goghs travelling exhibition

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  
5 works

Notable SiteNelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Missouri
Olive Orchard, 1889 (Zoom)

Notable SiteNeue Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteRéunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)  
La méridienne, ou La sieste, 1889-90

Notable SiteVincent van Gogh at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Landscape with the Cloister at Montmajour of Arles, ca.1888
Self Portrait, 1887

Notable SiteVincent van Gogh at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Great scans of Rijksmuseum paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteRijksmuseum Research Database, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  
3 works by Vincent van Gogh online

Notable SiteVan Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut  
The Night Café

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
The Old Mill, 1888

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Rain - Auvers, 1890

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
Woman with a Spade, Seen from Behind

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto - Provenance Research
A woman with a spade, seen from behind

Arthur Ross Gallery at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Still Life with a Bouquet of Daisies, 1886

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Beyeler Foundation Collection, Switzerland

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Centraal Museum, Utrecht, Netherlands
Sous-bois

Centraal Museum Database, Utrecht, Netherlands (in Dutch)  
7 paintings, reproduced in black-and-white

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio
(You may need to click "I accept these terms")
Undergrowth with Two Figures

Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
2 works online

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
4 works by or related to the artist

Dordrechts Museum, Netherlands (in Dutch)  

E.G. Bührle Collection, Zurich
(Click on the title to see a specific work, then click on the image to enlarge)

Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany (in German)  

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
Portrait of Alexander Reid

Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome (in Italian)  

Glasgow Museums, Scotland
The Blute-Fin Windmill, Montmartre

Groninger Museum, Groningen, Netherlands

Hammer Museum, California
Hospital at Saint-Remy, 1889

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands

Kunsthaus Zurich

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "V"

Vincent van Gogh in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, Ontario
Still Life with Ginger Jar and Onions, 1885

Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
Head of a Peasant Woman, drawing on paper, 1884

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Portrait of Dr. Gachet: "The Man with a Pipe"

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
3 works online

Mohamed Mahmoud Khalil and Wife Museum, Egypt
Vase and Flowers (Vase with Viscaria)

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina (in Spanish)  

Museu de Arte de São Paulo, Brazil (in Portuguese)  

Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
3 works by van Gogh

National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
Roses, 1889

New Art Gallery, Walsall, England
Sorrow

New Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen
Landscape from Saint-Rémy, 1889

Oskar Reinhart Collection, Switzerland
Courtyard of the Hospital at Arles, 1889
The Ward in the Hospital at Arles, 1889

Palazzo Ruspoli, Rome (in Italian)  

Philadelphia Museum of Art
(Tip: On the zoom-in page, use the slider bar to magnify the image)
7 works by Vincent van Gogh online

Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City
A total of 5 works by van Gogh, on this and subsequent pages

Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City
Info about a 2007-08 exhibition: "Painted with Words: Vincent van Gogh's Letters to Émile Bernard"

Pommersches Landesmuseum (Pomeranian State Museum), Greifswald, Germany
A Lane near Arles, 1888

Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow
Portrait of Dr.Rey, 1889

Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art
View of Arles with Irises in the Foreground (see bottom row)

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Marine aux Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer
Portrait de paysan


Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
6 works online

Smith College Museum of Art, Massachusetts

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (in German)  
Le Pont de Langlois

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
Click "English" at the top right to switch the default language, then click "Search"

Studio Esseci, Italy (in Italian)  
Click "Immagini" to see a drawing of postman Roulin from a 2003-2004 exhibition

Studio Esseci, Italy (in Italian)  
Click "Immagini" to see a large image from a 2002-2003 exhibition

Tate Gallery, London, UK

Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
The Shepherdess (after Millet), 1889

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Barnes Foundation, Pennsylvania
Postman, 1889

Vincent van Gogh at the The British Museum, London, UK

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
- to switch to English, scroll to the bottom of the page and click "English Version"
- images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image


Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio
(Click the "European 1000-1900" category, then see the work in the first row of thumbnails)

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland
Street in Auvers-sur-Oise, 1890

Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany (in German)  

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  
Die Zugbrücke, 1888

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
Hayricks
The Fortifications of Paris with Houses


Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
Portrait of a Man in a Top Hat, graphite, 1882

 
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Portrait of Alexander Reid, 1887

Danish Museums Online (in Danish)  
(You can switch to English by going to the very top of the site, but the viewable works are much fewer)

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

 
Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
Scroll down to signature 110

Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteArt Renewal Center

Notable SiteArtchive  

Notable SiteArtcyclopedia
Masterscan feature: Self-portrait, 1889 (detail)

Notable SiteArtcyclopedia
Masterscan feature: Shoes, 1888

Notable SiteArtcyclopedia
Masterscan feature: The Sower

Notable SiteArtcyclopedia
Shoes

Notable SiteCGFA  

Notable SiteDigital Images — Photography by Ron Reznick
Irises, 1889

Notable SiteDigital Images — Photography by Ron Reznick
Photographs of 4 paintings by van Gogh from the Norton Simon Museum

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteRasiel's Wallpapers
(Click on the size of the scan you wish to view)

Notable SiteThe Athenaeum  
Numerous works online by van Gogh

Notable SiteWebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Artliste
Image archive with zoomable images

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

Boston College Fine Arts Department

California State University WorldImages Database  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

ImageNETion

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Nicola Randone's Grandi Artisti

Olga's Gallery

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

The Halter Collection

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteThe Troubled Life Of Vincent Van Gogh

Notable SiteVincent van Gogh Information Gallery
Awesome site with good reproductions of all of van Gogh's works - over 2,500 images

Notable SiteVincent van Gogh: The Letters
"All 902 letters from and to Van Gogh, richly annotated and illustrated"

Notable SiteWebExhibits
van Gogh's Letters - unabridged and annotated

ArtDaily - Exhibition Photo Galleries
Vincent van Gogh and Expressionism (4 works online)

ArtsNet Minnesota

Blue.fr (in French)  

Dickinson Agents and Dealers in Fine Art, London, UK -- Notable past sales

FBI Art Theft Program
View of the Sea at Scheveningen, 1882
Congregation Leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen, 1884
The Willow, 1884/85

New Scientist Magazine
Remarkably detailed high-tech image of a portrait that Van Gogh subsequently painted over

Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

The BBC
Sunflowers

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Vincent van Gogh  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Arcadian Galleries
Biography of the artist

Art + Auction Magazine
Fields (Wheat Fields), 1890

Artcyclopedia
"Tragedy and Triumph at Arles: Van Gogh and Gauguin"

Artnet Magazine
Peasant Woman Against a Background of Wheat, 1890

ARTnews
"The So-Called Van Goghs"

International Herald Tribune (now part of the New York Times organization)
"A Quest for Van Gogh's Inspiration," article by Souren Melikian

International Herald Tribune (now part of the New York Times organization)
"Beyond Ritual, Hidden Van Gogh," article by Souren Melikian

New York Magazine
"Dark Victory: Van Gogh by night is irresistible", 2008 article by Jerry Saltz

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

PBS
A look at the two sides of Vincent Van Gogh

Salon Magazine
"The one-eared bandit: Big bucks drive the van Gogh accessory business."

Slate Magazine
"Poetry of the Ordinary: Van Gogh is less strange than you think. And more so," article by Christopher Benfey

The Art Newspaper
(Tip: Click "Zoom navigable", not the thumbnail, to get the largest image size)
"Why Van Gogh cut his ear: new clue"

The Art Story

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"Van Gogh at the Royal Academy: Illuminating and shocking", 2010 review by Adrian Searle

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on Self-Portrait With a Bandaged Ear, 1889

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on Man in Red Beret, 1880s

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on La Berceuse, ca.1889

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on The Potato Eaters, 1885

The London Evening Standard
"Van Gogh and his demons", 2010 article by Brian Sewell

The New York Observer
"Van Gogh's Drawings: A Precise Draftsman, Emotional Cauldron", article by Hilton Kramer

The New Yorker
"The Yellow House: Van Gogh, Gauguin, and Nine Turbulent Weeks in Arles", 2007 book review by Peter Schjeldahl

The New Yorker
"Van Gogh and the Colors of the Night" at MOMA, brief 2008 review by Peter Schjeldahl

The Washington Post
"The Artist As a Whole Man," article by Charles S. Moffett

The Washington Post
Another preview of the Van Gogh's Van Goghs show

Time Magazine
"Prophets of an Archaic Past: A major exhibition of Van Gogh and cloisonism", 1981 article by Robert Hughes

Time Magazine
"The Visionary, Not the Madman", 1984 article by Robert Hughes

Time Magazine
"Sanity Defense for a Genius", 1986 article by Robert Hughes

Wikiquote, compendium of quotations from the Wikimedia Foundation

 
Multimedia:
The BBC
A variety of radio & TV shows related to Vincent van Gogh. Audio programs are freely available, but it appears that videos can only be played in the UK.

The Charlie Rose Interview Show (PBS)
Scott Gutterman, from New York's Neue Galerie, discusses Van Gogh and Expressionism

YouTube - Broadcast Yourself
Don McLean's beautiful song Starry, Starry Night, set against a slideshow of Vincent's work

YouTube - Broadcast Yourself
Don McLean singing Starry, Starry Night live in 2007 -- his voice still sounds great


"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
 
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The Portrait of Dr. Gachet


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Stranger on the Earth: A Psychological Biography of Vincent Van Gogh


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Van Gogh and Gauguin: The Search for Sacred Art


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Dear Theo: The Autobiography of Vincent Van Gogh


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The Yellow House: Van Gogh, Gauguin, and Nine Turbulent Weeks in Provence


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Van Gogh Fields and Flowers


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Van Gogh And Gauguin: Electric Arguments And Utopian Dreams


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Van Gogh in Provence and Auvers


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Vincent Van Gogh: A Self-Portrait in Art and Letters


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Van Gogh


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Vincent Van Gogh, Vision and Reality


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The Letters of Vincent van Gogh


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Vincent Van Gogh: A Biography


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Van Gogh, Face to Face: The Portraits


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Van Gogh


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Van Gogh


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Van Gogh and Gauguin: The Studio of the South


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The Glory of van Gogh


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Van Gogh: Colour Library


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Van Gogh's Flowers


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Vincent Van Gogh: The Painter and the Portraits


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Vincent Van Gogh: Artist


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Van Gogh: The Passionate Eye


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Van Gogh's Imaginary Museum: Exploring the Artist's Inner World


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Van Gogh's Van Goghs


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Van Gogh (Library of Great Painters)


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Van Gogh in England: Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man


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Vincent Van Gogh: Drawings: The Early Years 1880-1883


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Vincent Van Gogh: Drawings 1883-1885


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Vincent Van Gogh Paintings: Dutch Period 1881-1885


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Van Gogh: Postcard Book


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Van Gogh: Starry Night


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Vincent Van Gogh: Christianity Versus Nature


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Van Gogh: Life and Works


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Van Gogh: An Appreciation of His Art


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Vincent Van Gogh (Big Art Series)


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Van Gogh: The Complete Paintings


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Van Gogh: 30 Postcards / Postkarten / Cartes Postales


 
 
 
 
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Cafe Terrace at Night
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Starry Night, c.1889
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Irises, c.1889
Irises, c.1889

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Garden in Bloom, Arles
Garden in Bloom, Arles

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Sunflowers
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Starry Night Over the Rhone, c.1888
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Self Portrait with Grey Hat, Paris
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Self-Portrait, 1889
Self-Portrait, 1889

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Wheatfield with Cypresses, c.1889
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