Why is van Gogh bedroom so famous?

Who Painted The Bedroom in Arles? The Bedroom in Arles is a famous painting from 1888, painted by Vincent van Gogh, who was a Dutch-born artist notably characterized as a post-Impressionist. He also received notoriety because he was the artist that cut off part of his ear in a fit of madness.

How much is van Gogh’s bedroom painting worth?

The drawing was of a small garden in Place Lamartine which Van Gogh could see from the windows of the Yellow House. VINCENT VAN GOGH, L’ALLÉE DES ALYSCAMPS, 1888, SOLD FOR $66,330,000 AT SOTHEBY’S IMPRESSIONIST & MODERN ART EVENING SALE, 5 MAY 2015.

Why is Vincent van Gogh so famous?

Vincent van Gogh is remembered for both the striking colour, emphatic brushwork, and contoured forms of his art and for the turmoil of his personal life. In part because of his extensive published letters, van Gogh has been mythologized in the popular imagination as the quintessential tortured artist.

Where did van Gogh paint his bedroom?

While he was in Arles, Van Gogh made this painting of his bedroom in the Yellow House. He prepared the room himself with simple furniture and with his own work on the wall. The bright colours were meant to express absolute ‘repose’ or ‘sleep’.

How much did van Gogh’s paintings sell for?

Alongside his friend Gauguin’s Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When Will You Marry?), which sold for $303 million in 2015 are Van Gogh’s Portrait of Dr. Gachet (sold in 1990 for $82.5 million) and Portrait of Joseph Roulin (sold in 1989 for $58 million plus an exchange of works for the Museum of Modern Art New York).


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