Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Van Gogh Museum Discovers That A Self Portrait by Van Gogh is Actually A Portrait of His Brother Theo

Vincent Van Gogh
Portrait of Theo Van Gogh
Oil on Pasteboard, 19 X 14 cm 1887
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
courtesy Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

The Van Gogh Museum in the Netherlands has announced that a small portrait by Van Gogh from their study collection is in fact a portrait of Vincent's brother - Theo Van Gogh. The painting has been recently restored and will go on view this week at the museum in Amsterdam.

Portraits of Theo and Vincent by Van Gogh

Much more at:
Explore the Van Gogh Museum Using the Google Art Project
Van Gogh Museum Website


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