New Van Gogh painting discovered

11 Sep

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Sunset at Montmajour, by Vincent van Gogh

Translated from NOS TV in the Netherlands:

Discovery of new Van Gogh

Monday Sep 9 2013, 10:53 (Update: 09-09-13, 13:31)

The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam has discovered a new painting by Vincent van Gogh. Van Gogh made the work Sunset at Montmajour in 1888, ​​near Arles in southern France.

The museum speaks of a rare discovery. According to the museum this is a pivotal piece of work and a highlight in his oeuvre. In the same period he painted also work like Sunflowers, The Yellow House and The bedroom.


The canvas is owned by a private individual. It is not clear whether he knew that this was a canvas by Van Gogh. There has been much research on the relatively large painting, 93.3 by 73.3 centimeter.

The attribution to Van Gogh is based on extensive research on its style, technique, paint, cloth, representation and

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