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Top 10 Van Gogh Paintings

Van Gogh created almost 900 paintings during his lifetime; however, of these paintings, a certain few continually standout as favorites among most individuals.  Van Gogh admirers will travel from far and wide to see these particular works located in museums all over the world.  And summer is the perfect time to visit museums both to stay out of the heat and take in some of Van Gogh’s best. 

Van Gogh often created multiple paintings of the same subject such as sunflowers.  For these works, we have picked a couple to highlight in our top ten.  Another interesting item of note is that although Van Gogh painted hundreds of works over the course of the years from 1881-1890, nine out of the top ten were created during the years 1888-1889.  During this time, Van Gogh was living in France – first in Arles and then Saint-Rémy-de-Provence.

So what are some of his top paintings, and where can you see them?  View the list below as we count down the
Top 10 Van Gogh Paintings

Wheat Field with CypressesWheat Field with Cypresses 10. Wheat Field with Cypresses

Wheat Field with Cypresses, 1889 – The Tate Gallery, London (shown top)

Wheat Field with Cypresses, 1889 – The National Gallery, London

The BedroomThe Bedroom 9. The Bedroom

The Bedroom, 1888 – The Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (shown top)

The Bedroom, 1889 – The Musée d’Orsay, Paris

The Potato Eaters 8.  Potato Eaters, The, 1885 – The Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
The Mulberry Tree 7.   Mulberry Tree, The, 1889 – The Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena
Starry Night Over the Rhone 6. Starry Night Over the Rhone, 1888 – The Musée d’Orsay, Paris
The Café Terrace on the Place du Forum, Arles, at Night 5. Café Terrace on the Place du Forum, Arles, at Night, The, 1888 – The Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo
Irises 4. Irises, 1889 – The Getty Center, Los Angeles
Blossoming Almond Tree 3. Blossoming Almond Tree, 1890 – The Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
Still Life: Vase with Fifteen Sunflowers
Still Life: Vase with Twelve Sunflowers
2. Sunflowers

Still Life: Vase with Fifteen Sunflowers, 1888 – The National Gallery, London (shown top)

Still Life: Vase with Twelve Sunflowers, 1889 – The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia

Starry Night 1. Starry Night, The, 1889 – The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Is your favorite Van Gogh painting on this list? Comment and let us know.

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  1. I think this is very accurate and precise. You have captured his most famous artwork in this website. Great Job!

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