Vincent VAN GOGH (1853-1890)


Vincent VAN GOGH (1853-1890)

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Personal data
Birth : 03/30/1853 - Zundert, Netherlands
Death : 07/29/1890 - Auvers-sur-Oise, France
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : France - Netherlands
Education
1881 – 1882 :
Pupil of / student of Anton MAUVE [ 1838-1888 ]

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Professional data
Work and Life
1890:On July 27, 1890, Vincent walks to a wheatfield and shoots himself in the chest. He stumbles back to his lodging, where he dies two days later with Theo at his side.
1890:Vincent leaves for Auvers-sur-Oise, near Paris.
1889 – 1890:He voluntarily admits himself to the pyschiatric hospital in Saint Rémy de Provence.
1888:Worn down by his activities in Paris, on February 19, 1988, Vincent leaves for Provence in the South of France. He rents a studio in Arles and invites Paul GAUGUIN to join him.
1888 – 1889:Paul GAUGUIN finally arrives in Arles. Vincent experiences a psychotic episode in which he threatens Paul GAUGUIN with a razor and later cuts off a piece of his own left ear. He is admitted to an hospital.
1886:On February 27, 1886, Vincent arrives in Paris, France. He lives with his brother, Theo, in Montmartre.
1885:Vincent leaves the Netherlands for Antwerp, Belgium.
1880:Vincent decides he can become an artist and still be in God’s service.
1877:His interest in evangical Christianity becomes obsessional. He moves to Amsterdam, Netherlands.
1876:Vincent returns to England to teach at a boarding school.
1876:Vincent is dismissed from Goupil’s. He decides to become a clergyman.
1874:He is transferred to Goupil’s Paris branch.
1873:Vincent moves to the London Goupil branch in June.
1869:Vincent starts an apprenticeship at Goupil & Cie, international art dealers with headquarters in Paris. He works at a branch gallery established by his uncle in La Hague, Netherlands.

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Work
Categorie and medium

Painting Painting : Oil/canvas
Print-Multiple Print-Multiple : Etching - Lithograph
Drawing-Watercolor Drawing-Watercolor : Gouache - Ink - Pencil - Watercolour
Subject
still life
landscape
portrait
genre scene
Movements and styles
Post-Impressionism
Works
Autoportrait à l'oreille coupée
Date of creation : 1889
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 49 x 60 cm

Portrait d'Eugène Boch
Date of creation : 1888
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 160 x 45 cm

Le café, le soir
Date of creation : 1888
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 81 x 66 cm

L'Italienne
Date of creation : 1887
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 81 x 60 cm

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Solo Exhibitions (Selected)
Solo exhibitions
2007
Les derniers paysages
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza – Madrid, Spain
06/12/2007 – 09/16/2007

2003
Fondation Van Gogh – Arles, France
07/05/2003 – 10/15/2003

Gogh Modern
Van Gogh Museum – Amsterdam, Netherlands
06/27/2003 – 10/12/2003

Vincent and Helene: The significance of Van Gogh in the Kröller-Müller Collection
Kröller-Müller – Otterlo, Netherlands
02/14/2003 – 10/12/2003

Le choix de Vincent
Van Gogh Museum – Amsterdam, Netherlands
02/13/2003 – 05/05/2003

2002
Van Gogh and the labours of the field
Indianapolis Museum of Art – Indianapolis IN, United States
2002

Van Gogh: Felder
Kunsthalle Bremen – Bremen, Germany
10/19/2002 – 01/26/2003

Vincent Van Gogh
Hamburger Kunsthalle – Hamburg, Germany
03/29/2002 – 06/16/2002

2001
Drawings from Antwerp and Paris, 1885-1888
Van Gogh Museum – Amsterdam, Netherlands
09/28/2001 – 01/06/2001

Vincen Van Gogh in Paris: Masterpieces from the Van Gogh Museum
Chrysler Museum of Art – Norfolk VA, United States
04/12/2001 – 07/15/2001

Vinvent Van Gogh and the painters of the Petit Boulevard
Saint Louis Art Museum – Saint Louis MO, United States
02/17/2001 – 05/31/2001

Van Gogh’s Postman: The Portraits of Joseph Roulin
MoMA Museum of Modern Art – New York NY, United States
02/01/2001 – 05/15/2001

2000
Face to face
MFA Museum of Fine Arts – Boston MA, United States
07/02/2000 – 09/24/2000

Vincent Van Gogh
Fondation Pierre Gianadda – Martigny, Switzerland
06/21/2000 – 11/26/2000

1999
Van Gogh’s Van Goghs: Masterpieces from the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art – Los Angeles CA, United States
01/17/1999 – 05/16/1999

1998
Van Gogh’s Van Goghs: Masterpieces from the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
NGA National Gallery of Art – Washington DC, United States
10/04/1998 – 01/03/1999

1997
Vincent Van Gogh and his time
Seiji Togo Memorial Yasuda Kasai Museum of Art – Tokyo, Japan
09/12/1997 – 11/11/1997

1990
Van Gogh Museum – Amsterdam, Netherlands
03/30/1990 – 07/29/1990

1986
Van Gogh and Saint-Rémy and Auvers
The Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York NY, United States
11/12/1986 – 03/22/1987

1968
Painting and Drawings of the Vincent Van Gogh Foundation Amsterdam
Hayward Gallery – London, United Kingdom
10/23/1968 – 01/12/1969

1967
Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg – Wolfsburg, Germany
02/18/1967 – 04/02/1967

1965
Göteborgs Konstmuseum/Göteborg Museum of Art – Gothenburg, Sweden
12/30/1965 – 02/20/1966

Moderna Museet – Stockholm, Sweden
10/23/1965 – 12/19/1965

Museum voor Schone Kunsten / Fine Arts Museum – Gent, Belgium
02/19/1965 – 03/21/1965

Palais des Beaux-Arts – Charleroi, Belgium
01/19/1965 – 03/28/1965

1964
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum – New York NY, United States
04/02/1964 – 06/28/1964

1963
Louisiana Museum for Moderne Kunst – Humlebæk, Denmark
10/24/1963 – 12/15/1963

1962
MFA Museum of Fine Arts – Boston MA, United States
03/22/1962 – 04/29/1962

Albright Knox Art Gallery – Buffalo NY, United States
01/30/1962 – 03/11/1962

1961
Cleveland Museum of Art – Cleveland OH, United States
12/05/1961 – 01/14/1962

Baltimore Museum of Art – Baltimore MD, United States
10/18/1961 – 11/26/1961

Art Gallery of Toronto – Toronto ON, Canada
02/10/1961 – 03/12/1961

1960
Winnipeg Art Gallery – Winnipeg, Canada
12/29/1960 – 01/31/1961

1959
Centraal Museum – Utrecht, Netherlands
12/18/1959 – 02/01/1960

Seattle Art Museum – Seattle WA, United States
03/07/1959 – 04/19/1959

Portland Art Museum – Portland OR, United States
01/28/1959 – 03/01/1959

1958
LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art – Los Angeles CA, United States
12/10/1958 – 01/18/1959

1957
Musée Cantini – Marseille, France
03/12/1957 – 04/28/1957

1956
Laing Art Gallery – Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, United Kingdom
02/11/1956 – 03/24/1956

1955
Manchester City Art Gallery – Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
12/17/1955 – 02/04/1955

Walker Art Gallery – Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
10/29/1955 – 12/10/1955

Vincent Van Gogh 1853-1890
Isaac Delgado Museum of Art – New Orleans LA, United States
03/27/1955 – 03/20/1955

1954
Vincent Van Gogh
Kunsthaus – Zürich ZH, Switzerland
10/09/1954 – 11/21/1954

Vincent Van Gogh 1853-1890
Society Of The Four Arts – Palm Beach FL, United States
01/21/1954 – 11/21/1954

1953
Stedelijk Museum – Amsterdam, Netherlands
07/23/1953 – 09/20/1953

Eeuwfeest Vincent Van Gogh 1853-1953
Kröller-Müller – Otterlo, Netherlands
05/24/1953 – 07/19/1953

Vincent Van Gogh 1853-1953
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag – The Hague, Netherlands
03/30/1953 – 05/17/1953

1951
Vincent Van Gogh en Provence
Musée Réattu – Arles, France
05/05/1951 – 05/27/1951

1950
The Art Institute of Chicago – Chicago IL, United States
02/01/1950 – 04/16/1950

1948
Art Gallery & Museum – Glasgow, Scotland (United Kingdom)
02/21/1948 – 03/14/1948

1947
Tate Gallery – London, United Kingdom
12/10/1947 – 01/14/1948

Musée Rath – Geneva GE, Switzerland
03/22/1947 – 04/20/1947

Musée de l’Orangerie – Paris, France
01/24/1947 – 03/15/1947

1946
Palais des Beaux-Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten – Brussels, Belgium
11/09/1946 – 12/19/1946

Nationalmuseum – Stockholm, Sweden
03/08/1946 – 04/28/1946

1936
MFA Museum of Fine Arts – Boston, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
02/19/1936 – 03/15/1936

1927
Vincent Van Gogh l’époque Française
Galerie Bernheim-Jeune – Paris, France
06/20/1927 – 07/02/1927

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Group Exhibitions (Selected)
Art shows / fairs
2000
International Artexpo California
San Francisco CA, United States
11/02/2000 – 11/05/2000
Represented by : Museum Editions West – 4130 Del Rey Avenue – Marina Del Rey CA, United States

1890
Salon des Artistes Indépendants
Paris, France
03/1890

Group exhibitions
2004
Van Gogh to Mondrian
Seattle Art Museum – Seattle WA, United States
05/29/2004 – 09/12/2004

2003
Expressiv
Fondation Beyeler – Riehen BL, Switzerland
03/30/2003 – 08/10/2003

A Private Passion: 19th Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University
Musée des Beaux-Arts – Lyon, France
03/14/2003 – 05/26/2003

2002
Van Gogh & Gauguin: the Studio of the South
Van Gogh Museum – Amsterdam, Netherlands
02/09/2002 – 06/02/2002

2001
Van Gogh & Gauguin: the Studio of the South
The Art Institute of Chicago – Chicago IL, United States
09/22/2001 – 01/13/2002

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Bibliography (Selected)
By the artist
Books
1988
Lettres à son frère Théo
Publisher: Editions Gallimard – 5 rue Sébastien-Bottin – Paris, France
1988
ISBN : 2070714489