Monday, August 19, 2019

Sunflowers in Art

Sunflowers by Monet
Sunflowers by Van Gogh
From Victorian Trading Company Blog:
Arguably best known for his sunflowers, there was one Vincent van Gogh thought better. That painter was Claude Monet. In a letter to his brother, van Gogh wrote: “[Paul] Gauguin was telling me the other day that he had seen a picture by Claude Monet of sunflowers in a large Japanese vase, very fine, but – he likes mine better. I don’t agree.” Will you? For many Victorian artists captured the blooms to canvas and each is as unique as the flowers themselves. (Read more.)


julygirl said...

He died not realizing this and other of his art would sell for amounts vastly beyond his wildest dreams.

elena maria vidal said...

So sad, I wonder if it would have made a difference to his end.

elena maria vidal said...

Van Gogh, I mean. Monet had a happier end.