Female Portrait of Madame Roulin Rocking the Cradle, 1889

Female portrait of Madame Roulin Rocking the Cradle 1889, Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890).

It’s important that Van Gogh received genuine support from the Roulin Family.

Every members in the household was willing to sit for the paintings artwork by Van Gogh.

By giving consent to the portrait artist, it also meant to entrust his hand to produce noteworthy masterpieces on canvas.

Like any photographers these days, financing and searching for a paid model isn’t easy. No one wants to volunteer.

Resource: The Roulin Family

Portrait of Woman in Blue

Last updated on January 17th, 2018 at 09:31 pm

Portrait of Woman in Blue is painted by Vincent Van Gogh in Antwerpen, December 1885.

The size of paintings for this female portrait is 46.3 cm by 38.5 cm, using medium oil in canvas.

Van Gogh’s Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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Portrait of Madame Ginoux, L’Arlésienne

Last updated on January 17th, 2018 at 09:31 pm

Portrait of Madame Ginoux, L’Arlésienne, painted in 1890.

I would like to do portraits which would look like apparitions to people a century later. So I don’t try to do us by photographic resemblance but by our passionate expressions, using as a means of expression and intensification of the character our science and modern taste for colour.

– Van Gogh’s letter to Willemien van Gogh. Auvers-sur-Oise, Thursday, 5 June 1890. Source