Vase with Fifteen Sunflowers

Vase with Fifteen Sunflowers

Painting Date
30th of November -0001
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This was a copy of the piece done in August for Gauguin created for purposes of exchanging it with Gauguin for some of his recently created art.

“When you visited I think you must have noticed in Gauguin’s room the two no. 30 canvases of the sunflowers.1 I’ve just put the finishing touches to the absolutely equivalent and identical repetitions.2 I think I’ve already told you that in addition I have a canvas of a Berceuse, the very same one I was working on when my illness came and interrupted me.3 Today I also have 2 versions of this one.”

To Theo. Arles, Monday, 28 January 1889

Painting, Oil on Canvas – 95 x 73 cm – Size 30 Figure
Arles, France: January 27, 1889
Van Gogh Museum
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Europe
F: 458, JH: 1667

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