Saturday, August 6, 2022

The Courtesan (after Eisen) - Van Gogh

We just learned about Van Gogh's painting Still Life with Straw Hat.

Another of Van Gogh's paintings is The Courtesan (after Eisen) made in 1885.

For a while Van Gogh got really interested in art from Japan, and started trying to copy it and make some of his own painting in Japanese style. He called the paintings Japonaiserie, which means like Japanesery.

The most famous of his paintings was the Courtesan, that he made after copying a magazine cover that had the same person on the front cover.

(from: wikipedia - japonaiserie (van gogh))

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