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Encyclopedia > Portrait of Adeline Ravoux
Portrait of Adeline Ravoux
Vincent van Gogh, 1890
oil on canvas, 67 × 55 cm
Private Collection
Main article: Vincent van Gogh

Portrait of Adeline Ravoux was painted by Dutch post-impressionist artist Vincent van Gogh in 1890. Self-portrait (1887) Vincent Willem van Gogh (IPA:) (March 30, 1853, Zundert–July 29, 1890, Auvers-sur-Oise) was a Dutch painter, classified as a Post-Impressionist. ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ... Self-portrait (1887) Vincent Willem van Gogh (IPA:) (March 30, 1853, Zundert–July 29, 1890, Auvers-sur-Oise) was a Dutch painter, classified as a Post-Impressionist. ... Post-Impressionism is a term applied to a number of painters of the late 19th and early 20th centuries whose style developed out of or reacted against that of the Impressionists. ... Self-portrait (1887) Vincent Willem van Gogh (IPA:) (March 30, 1853, Zundert–July 29, 1890, Auvers-sur-Oise) was a Dutch painter, classified as a Post-Impressionist. ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ...


The twelve-year-old Adeline Ravoux was the daughter of Arthur-Gustave Ravoux, whose inn is where Van Gogh lodged in Auvers-sur-Oise. She later wrote a memoir of Van Gogh's stay with them. She witnessed Van Gogh's return to the inn after the fatal incident where he shot himself: "Vincent walked bent, holding his stomach, again exaggerating his habit of holding one shoulder higher than the other. Mother asked him: " M. Vincent, we were anxious, we are happy to see you to return; have you had a problem?" He replied in a suffering voice: "No, but I have…" he did not finish, crossed the hall, took the staircase and climbed to his bedroom. I was witness to this scene. Vincent made on us such a strange impression that Father got up and went to the staircase to see if he could hear anything."[1] Auvers-sur-Oise is a commune of the Val-dOise département, in France. ...


Notes

  1. ^ Adeline Ravoux's memoir
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