Vincent van Gogh, the Art Dealer (Part 2, London and Paris)

Edge of a Wood, Drawing in Charcoal 1881

Upon his arrival to London in May, it immediately became obvious that Van Gogh’s concerns about being able to maintain himself abroad were unfounded. Goupil and Cie found him a boarding house, albeit an expensive one that cost him much of his wages. The raise he received upon entering the London branch helped. His 50…

The Langlois Bridge Paintings

During his stay in Arles, Vincent did a study on the Langlois bridge.  Unfortunately, it is no longer in its original spot, as it was replaced by another bridge and then later replicated.  In homage to Van Gogh, the replication was renamed Pont van Gogh.  It’s fitting given that the bridge inspired Vincent van Gogh…