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Van Gogh. The Complete Paintings

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Considered a founding father of modern painting, Vincent van Gogh is also one of the most famed tragic figures in art history. This comprehensive introduction brings together a detailed account of the artist's life with a complete catalog of his 871 paintings.
Hardcover5.5 x 7.7 in.2.46 lb744 pages
Van Gogh. The Complete Paintings

Van Gogh. The Complete Paintings


Tortured talent

The genius and the angst of an Expressionist master

Vincent van Gogh’s story is one of the most tragic in art history. Today, he is celebrated the world over as one of the most important painters of all time, recognized with sell-out shows, feted museums, and record prices of tens of millions of dollars at auction.

Yet as he was painting the canvases that would subsequently become these sell-out modern masterpieces, van Gogh was battling not only the disinterest of his contemporary audiences but also devastating bouts of mental illness, with episodes of depression and paralyzing anxiety which would eventually claim his life in 1890, when he committed suicide shortly after his 37th birthday.

This comprehensive study of Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890) pairs a detailed monograph on his life and art with a complete catalogue of his 871 paintings.
The authors

Ingo F. Walther (1940–2007) was born in Berlin and studied medieval studies, literature, and art history in Frankfurt am Main and Munich. He published numerous books on the art of the Middle Ages and of the 19th and 20th centuries. Walther’s many titles for TASCHEN include Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Art of the 20th Century, and Codices illustres.

Rainer Metzger studied art history, history, and German literature in Munich. In 1994, he earned his Ph.D. on the subject of Dan Graham, and subsequently worked as a fine arts journalist for the Viennese newspaper Der Standard. He has written numerous books on art, including volumes on van Gogh and Chagall. Since 2004, he has worked as Professor of art history at the Academy of Fine Arts in Karlsruhe.

Van Gogh. The Complete Paintings
Hardcover14 x 19.5 cm1.11 kg744 pages

ISBN 978-3-8365-5713-9

Edition: Spanish

ISBN 978-3-8365-5714-6

Edition: French

ISBN 978-3-8365-5715-3

Edition: English
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March 05, 2022

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7 Ratings

Complete Van Gogh!

Kevin,October 27, 2021
When Taschen says complete they mean everything Van Gogh ever did in one volume. I love Van Gogh and to see the progression of his art from the beginning is simply fantastic.

Good book, liked it

Salim,October 27, 2021
Good book, liked it

Super livre

Alicia,October 27, 2021
Ce livre est vraiment très bien réalisé et très bien pour une introduction au domaine

Andrea V.,January 15, 2024

Xander B.,March 22, 2023


Gvantsa,February 8, 2022
me encanta el libro!