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Famous Vincent van Gogh Paintings

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List of famous Vincent van Gogh paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. A celebrated artist around the world, Vincent van Gogh has created some of the most historic paintings of all time. These popular Vincent van Gogh paintings fetch insane amounts of money at art auctions, so if you want to buy one then start saving your money now. Going to museums can be expensive and time consuming, so scroll through this list to see paintings that Vincent van Gogh created from the comfort of your own home. You can find additional information for these renowned Vincent van Gogh paintings by clicking the names of the pieces.

List is made up of a variety of artwork, including Starry Night and Self-Portrait with Straw Hat.

This list answers the questions, "What are the most famous Vincent van Gogh paintings?" and "What are examples of Vincent van Gogh paintings?"
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    Sorrowing Old Man is an oil painting by Vincent van Gogh that he made in 1890 in Saint-Rémy de Provence based on an early lithograph. The painting was completed in early May at a time when he was convalescing from a severe relapse in his health and some two months before his death, generally accepted as a suicide. In the 1970 catalogue raisonné, it is given the title Worn Out: At Eternity's Gate. The lithograph was based on a pencil drawing Worn Out, one of a series of studies he made in 1882 of a pensioner and war veteran, Adrianus Jacobus Zuyderland, at a local almshouse in The Hague and itself a reworking of a drawing and watercolor he had made the previous year. The inspiration for Worn...  more
    • Artist: Vincent van Gogh
    • Genres (Art): Genre art
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Café Terrace at Night, also known as The Cafe Terrace on the Place du Forum, is a coloured oil painting executed by the Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh on an industrially primed canvas of size 25 in Arles, France, mid-September 1888. The painting is not signed, but described and mentioned by the artist in three letters. There is also a large pen drawing of the composition which originates from the artist's estate. Visitors of the site can still stand at the northeastern corner of the Place du Forum, where the artist set up his easel. He looked south towards the artificially lit terrace of the popular coffee house, as well as into the enforced darkness of the rue du Palais leading up to the...  more
    • Artist: Vincent van Gogh
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Daubigny's Garden, painted three times by Vincent van Gogh, depicts the enclosed garden of Charles-François Daubigny, a painter whom Van Gogh admired throughout his life. Van Gogh started with a small study of a section of the garden. Then he worked on two double-square paintings of the full walled garden. The paintings were made in Auvers between May and July 1890, during the last few months of his life. All three paintings are titled Daubigny's Garden and are distinguished by the museums they reside in: Kunstmuseum Basel, Hiroshima Museum of Art and Van Gogh Museum....  more
    • Artist: Vincent van Gogh
    • Genres (Art): Landscape art
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Impressionism
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    Falling Autumn Leaves

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    Fall of Leaves, or Falling Autumn Leaves is a pair of paintings by the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh executed during the two months at the end of 1888 that his artist friend Paul Gauguin spent with him at The Yellow House in Arles, France....  more
    • Artist: Vincent van Gogh
    • Art Form: Painting
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