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Van Gogh: Life, Letters, Masterworks

Foreword by Linda Bolton
Published by Flame Tree Illustrated
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Snappy, incisive introduction to the life, works and letters of one of the world's most popular artists.

Vincent van Gogh remains indisputably one of the world's greatest painters, his work having had a huge and far-reaching influence on 20th-century art as well as remaining visually and emotionally powerful to this day. We all know of Van Gogh's troubled genius, but now through his letters to his brother Theo, as discussed in this fascinating book, you will discover the true depth of the artist's thoughts, beliefs, ambitions and his struggle with his mental illness. Containing translations of some of the most revealing letters and insightful commentary.

About The Author

Rosalind Ormiston is a researcher, lecturer and author in art, architecture and design history. She lectures in art and architectural history at Kingston University, London. Her recent publications include Colour Source Book, Alphonse Mucha: Masterworks, Art Deco: The Golden Age of Graphic Art and Illustration; Michelangelo: His Life and Works in 500 Images and Leonardo da Vinci: His Life and Works in 500 Images.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Flame Tree Illustrated (August 12, 2025)
  • Length: 128 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781839649714

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