The Sunflowers are Mine

The Story of Van Gogh's Masterpiece

The  Sunflowers are Mine
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Format: Hardback, 240 Pages
ISBN: 9780711232983
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
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This is the story of one of the world’s most iconic images. Martin Bailey explains why Van Gogh painted a series of sunflower still lifes in Provence. He then explores the subsequent adventures of the seven pictures, and their influence on modern art. Through the Sunflowers, we gain fresh insights into Van Gogh’s life and his path to fame. Based on original research, the book is packed with discoveries – throwing new light on the legendary artist.

The author

Martin Bailey is the main writer for The Art Newspaper and is the leading UK specialist on Van Gogh. With a background in investigative journalism, Martin Bailey began work on Van Gogh in the late 1980s. He has curated two exhibitions and written extensively on the artist. His book Letters from Provence sold over 60,000 copies in five languages, including German, French, Danish and Spanish. He is also the author of The Sunflowers Are Mine: The Story of Van Gogh's Masterpiece and Young Vincent: The Story of Van Gogh's Years in England. Studio of the South assesses Van Gogh's work during his stay in Provence, a time when he produced his most famous paintings.

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Specs

Format: Hardback, 240 Pages
ISBN: 9780711232983
Illustrations: 100 colour and b-w illustrations
Size: 7.559 in x 9.646 in / 192 mm x 245 mm
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