Portrait of Père Tanguy by van Gogh

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Mark Cartwright
by Rodin Museum
published on 18 March 2022
Portrait of Père Tanguy by van Gogh Download Full Size Image

An 1887 oil on canvas painting, Portrait of Père Tanguy, by Vincent van Gogh (1853-90), the Dutch post-impressionist artist. Painted in Paris. "Père" Tanguy (1825-1894) was a great friend of the impressionists. He owned an art supplies shop in Montmartre, accepting paintings as payment for materials. Vincent painted Tanguy three times. In the background of this version are several Japanese prints, an art form which was very popular and influential in Europe in this period. (Rodin Museum, Paris)

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Museum, R. (2022, March 18). Portrait of Père Tanguy by van Gogh. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15479/portrait-of-pere-tanguy-by-van-gogh/

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