Portrait of Joseph Roulin

Oil on canvas | 64.5 x 55.2cm | Arles, early 1889

Vincent van Gogh

This portrait of Joseph Roulin is one of six van Gogh painted of his close friend, a postal employee in the southern French town of Arles, a fifteen-hour train ride from Paris. Van Gogh had moved to Arles in 1888, hoping to create an artists cooperat...
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