Portrait of Dr Paul Gachet still holds the record for the most expensive Van Gogh, although it sold as long ago as 1990. At Christie’s it fetched $83m, then the highest auction price for a work by any artist. With inflation, it would be equivalent to $180m today.
How much does an original Van Gogh painting cost?
“Although they don’t attract the same prices as his later Arles period paintings, they are collected widely and in recent years have been the subject of fierce competition between bidders,” he continued, citing Sotheby’s November 2019 sale of Van Gogh’s 1883 painting Paysan Brûlant De Mauvaises Herbes for $3.1 million,
Can you buy a real Van Gogh painting?
Only a handful of Van Gogh paintings come to auction every year, but Sotheby’s in New York has two on offer on 12-13 November. One is an early Dutch painting, with a relatively modest estimate for a Van Gogh work, and the other is from the artist’s more sought-after Paris period.
Which painting did Van Gogh sell in his lifetime?
The Red Vineyard is among Van Gogh’s most dramatically coloured Provençal landscapes, but it is also famed for being the only painting that the artist is certain to have sold. It went for 400 francs (then £16) at a Brussels exhibition in March 1890, four months before his suicide.
How do you authenticate Van Gogh?
- Authentication research.
- Provenance research.
- Stylistic analyses.
- Forensic studies.
- Scientific tests.
- Special photography.
Where are the original Van Gogh paintings?
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam – The world’s largest collection of Van Gogh art can – fittingly – be found in the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam. It is here that art lovers will also find what is considered by many to be the Dutchman’s first masterpiece, The Potato Eaters.
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