The dozens of self-portraits by Vincent van Gogh were an important part of his oeuvre as a painter. Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) created many self-portraits during his lifetime. Most probably, Van Gogh’s self portraits are depicting the face as it appeared in the mirror he used to reproduce his face, i. e. his right side in the image is in reality the left side of his face. Contents [hide] 1 Periods 1. 1 pans 1886 1. 2 pans 1887 1. 3 Arles 1. 4 Saint-R?©my 1. 5 Auvers-sur-Oise 2 Remarks 3 Provenances 4 Scandals 5 Fakes 6 Portraits of Vincent van Gogh by other artists 7 Resources 7. 1 Notes 7. References External links Periods pans 1886tedit] The first self-portrait by Van Gogh that survived, is dated 1886. Two Self-portraits and Several Details, Drawing, Paris, 1886 Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Fl 378r) Self-portrait with Dark Felt Hat at the Easel, 1886 Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Fl 81) Self-portrait with Pipe, 1886 Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (F208) Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (F180) Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (F208a) Self-portrait, Autumn 1886, Paris Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague (F187v) self-portrait, Winter 1886/87 Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford (F 268) Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (F 269v)
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (F 267) Kr?¶ller-M??ller Museum, Otterlo (F 380) Self-portrait with Grey Felt Hat, Winter 1886/87 Oil on pasteboard, 41 x 32 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (F295) pans 1887tedit] Portrait of Theo, March or April 1887, (once considered Self-portrait with Straw Hat), re-attributed in 2011 by the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (F294) Self-portrait with Pipe and Glass, 1887 Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (F263a) Oil on pasteboard, 19 x 14 cm Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (F296) Self-portrait, Spring 1887 Oil on pasteboard, 42 x 33. 7 cm Art Institute of Chicago (F 345) Self-portrait with Straw Hat,Summer 1887
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (F469) Self-portrait with Straw Hat (reverse image), 1887 Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (F61v) Self-portrait with Straw Hat, Summer 1887 Oil on pasteboard, 24. 9 x 26. 7 cm Detroit Institute of Arts (F526) Self-portrait with Straw Hat, 1887 Metropolitan Museum of Art (F365v) Self-portrait with Straw Hat and a Pipe (reverse image), 1887 Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Fl 79v) Self-portrait,summer 1887 Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (F 356) Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (F77v) Self-portrait, Summer 1887, Paris Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (F109v) Self-portrait, Autumn 1887
Oil on canvas, 47 x 35 cm Mus?©e d’Orsay, Paris (F320) Self-portrait with Japanese print December, 1887 Kunstmuseum, Basel (on loan from Emily Dreyfus Foundation) (F319) Self-portrait with Grey Felt Hat, Winter 1887/88 Oil on canvas, 44 x 37. 5 cm Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (F344) self-portrait, 1887-88, (Fl 672a) self-portrait, 1887-88 Foundation E. G. B??hrle Collection, Z??rich (F366) Self-portrait in Front of the Easel, January 1888, Oil on canvas, 65 x 50. cm Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (F522) Arles Painter on his way to work: Vincent van Gogh on the road to MontmaJour August 1888 (F 448) ormerly Kaiser-Friedrich-Museum, Magdeburg, believed to have been destroyed by fire in World War II Self-portrait with Pipe and Straw Hat, Summer 1888 Oil on pasteboard, 42 x 31 cm Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (F524) Self-portrait dedicated to Paul Gauguin, September 1888 Oil on canvas, 62 x 52 cm Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA (F476 – see Provenances below) Self-portrait, Arles, November/December 1888 Private collection (F501) Self-portrait with Bandaged Ear, January 1889 Oil on canvas, 51 x 45 cm Private Collection (F529) Self-portrait with Bandaged Ear, Easel and Japanese Print, January 1889 Oil on canvas, 0 x 49 cm Courtauld Institute Galleries, London (F527) Saint-R?©my All Self-portraits executed in Saint-R?©my show the artist’s head from the left, i. e. the side with ear not mutilated. A portrait of Vincent van Gogh from the left (good ear) holding a palette with brushes. He is wearing a blue cloak and has yellow hair and beard. The background is a deep violet. Self-portrait, August 1889 Oil on canvas, 57 x 43,5 cm National Gallery of Art, washington D. C. F626, 770) Self-portrait, September 1889 Oil on canvas, 65 x 54 cm Mus?©e d’Orsay, Paris (F627) Oil on canvas, 40 x 31 cm Private collection (F525 – see Remarks below). Auvers-sur-Oise No self-portraits were executed by Van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise, during the final weeks of his life. Remarks F525: This painting was van Gogh’s last self-portrait, which he gave to his mother as a birthday gift. [l] Van Gogh painted Self-portrait without beard Just after he had shaved himself. The self-portrait is one of the most expensive paintings of all time, selling for $71. 5 million in 1998 in New York. At the time, it was the third (or an inflation-adjusted fourth) most expensive painting ever sold.
Provenances A confiscated self-portrait [Self-portrait dedicated to Paul Gauguin, September 1888], by Vincent van Gogh is auctioned at Gallerie Fisher, Lucerne, in 1939. The winning bid was SUS 40. 000 by Dr. Frankfurter.  F476: Vincent van Gogh, Arles, (1888,) gift; to Paul Gauguin, (1888-1897) sold. [Ambroise Vollard, Paris. ] [Paul Cassirer Gallery, Berlin. ] Dr. Hugo von Tschudi, Berlin, (1906-1911), by descent; to his widow, Angela von Tschudi, Munich (1911-1919), to Neue Staatsgalerie, (1919-1939) sold; [Entartete Kunst sale, 1939, Fischer Gallery, Lucerne,switzerland, no. 5]; to Maurice Wertheim (1939-1951) bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1951.
Notes: Gauguin sold the painting for Fr 300, Hugo von Tschudi bought the painting for the Nationalgalerie, Berlin, with funds from sponsors, but did not submit it to the Kaiser for pre-approval. He took the painting to Munich when he assumed post there.  Scandals During the Third Reich regime in Germany, Vincent van Gogh paintings were stolen and/or destroyed by German authorities including the self-portrait [Self-portrait dedicated to Paul Gauguin, September 1888], depicted in the black and white picture. Fakes Self-portrait, ?¤ l’oreille mutil?©, 1889? (F 528) National Gallery, Oslo Almost at the same time as when his Catalogue raisonn?© was published, Jacob Baart de la Faille had to admit that he had included paintings emerging from dubious sources, and of dubious quality.
Little later, in 1930, De la Faille rejected some thirty odd paintings, which he had originally included in his Catalogue raisonn?© – together with a hundred of others he had already excluded: Self-portraits – and Sunflowers – Faille’s posthumous manuscript brand marked most of these dubious Self-portraits s forgeries, but could not settle all disputes, at least on one: The Selfportrait ‘a l’?©stampe Japonais’, then in the collection of William Goetz, Los Angeles, was included, though all editors refused its authenticity.  Meanwhile, the authenticity of a second “self-portrait” has been challenged: The Selfportrait, ‘?¤ l’oreille mutil?©’, acquired in 1910 for the Nas]onalgalleriet, Oslo, has been unanimously rejected by recent scholars and technical researchers for decades, until provenance research by staff members now reported pro domo the contrary.  The debate is on-going. Portraits f Vincent van Gogh by other artists John Peter Russell, 1886, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam Photo by Victor Morin, c. 1886, Brussels. Discovered in the early 1990s, experts disagree whether or not it is Vincent van Gogh. 11] Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, 1887, pastel on cardboard, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam Paul Gauguin, 1888, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam Resources Due to the considerable number of self-portraits by Van Gogh’s, for a valid identification reference is to the numbers of Jacob Baart de la Faille’s Catalogue raisonn?© (1928 & 1970) (F) or to Jan Hulsker’s updated compilation (1978, revised 989) OH). N0tescedit] A Jump up to: a b Pickvance (1986), 131 Jump up A “Vincent van Gogh – Self-portrait”. Online catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. Jump up A “To Theo van Gogh. Saint-R?©my-de-provence, Thursday, 5 and Friday, 6 September 1889″. Vincent van Gogh: The Letters. Van Gogh Museum. Note 4. Retrieved 26 February 2012. People say – and I’m quite willing to believe it – that it’s difficult to know oneself ” Jump up A “To Theo van Gogh. Saint- R?©my-de-provence, on or about Friday, 20 September 1889”. Vincent van Gogh: The Letters. Van Gogh Museum. Note 14. Retrieved 26 February 2012. “l have another one which is an attempt from when I was ill. ” Jump up A “To Willemien van Gogh. Saint- R?©my-de-provence, Thursday, 19 September 1889”. Vincent van Gogh: The Letters. Van Gogh Museum. Note 16. Retrieved 26 February 2012. “Lately IVe done two Hammerstingl, Werner (1998). “Entartete Kunst”, olinda. com. Retrieved December 31, 2007. Jump up A “Fogg Museum collection”. Harvardartmuseums. org. Retrieved 2012-06-13. ump up De la Faille 1970, nos. CHK Jump up A De la Faille 1970, no. 476a: inscribed ?©tude ?¤ la bougie Jump up A Marit Ingeborg Lange: The provenance of Vincent van Gogh’s ‘Self-portrait’ in Oslo, Burlington Magazine CXLVIII/1235, February 2006, p. 113-116 Jump up A USA Today References Hammacher, A. M. : Van Gogh: Selbstbildnisse, Philipp Reclam Jun. , Stuttgart 1960; 2nd edition 1970 Van Lindert, Juleke, & Van Uitert, Evert: Een eigentiJdse expressie: Vincent van Gogh en ziJn portretten, Meulenhoff/Landshoff, Amsterdam 1990 ISBN 90-290-8350-6 Dorn, Roland: Vincent, portraitiste: Bemerkungen zu ein paar heissen Eisen, in: Lukas Gloor, ed. Van Gogh echt falsch: Zwei Selbstbildnisse der Sammlung Emil B??hrle, Z??rich 2005, pp. – 21 Pickvance, Ronald. Van Gogh In Saint-R?©my and Auvers (exh. cat. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York: Abrams, 1986. ISBN 0-87099-477-8 External linkscedit] Wikimedia Commons has media related to Self-portraits by Vincent van Gogh. [hide] v te Vincent van Gogh General Biography Chronology Health Death Posthumous fame Cultural depictions List of works Post-Impressionism Auberge Ravoux The Letters of Vincent van Gogh Self- portrait of Van Gogh Family Theo van Gogh Wil van Gogh Johanna van Gogh-Bonger Andries Bonger Theo van Gogh (film director) Anton Mauve Johannes Stricker Friends
Anthon van Rappard Paul Gachet Paul Gauguin ?‰mile Bernard John Peter Russell Eugene Boch Anna Boch Agostina Segatori Groups of works Self-portraits Portraits Early works Lost early works Sien Peasant Character Studies Cottages Van Gogh’s family in his art Montmartre Le Moulin de la Galette Asnieres Seine Wheat Fields Flowering Orchards Almond Blossoms Langlois Bridge at Arles Paintings of Children The D?©coration for the Yellow House The Roulin Family Hospital in Arles Butterflies Saint-Paul Asylum, Saint-R?©my The Enclosed Wheat Field at Saint- R?©my Copies by Vincent van Gogh Olive Trees Display at Les XX, 1890 Auvers size 30 anvases Auvers Double-squares and Squares Japonaiserie Sunflowers Still life paintings by Vincent van Gogh (Netherlands) Still life paintings by Vincent van Gogh (Paris) Meadows near Rijswijk and the Schenkweg Paintings The Potato Eaters The Night Caf?© Poppy Flowers The Yellow House Cafe Terrace at Night Starry Night Over the Rhone The Bedroom L’Arl?©sienne The Red Vineyard Les Ar?©nes View of Arles, Flowering Orchards Arles: View from the Wheat Fields Portrait of the Artist’s Mother IVO’ Farmhouse in Provence The Starry Night Enclosed Field with Peasant At Eternity’s Gate Irises Portrait of Dr. Gachet Doctor Gachet’s Garden in Auvers The Church at Auvers Wheatfield with Crows View of Paris from Vincent’s Room in the Rue Lepic Daubigny’s Garden Agostina Segatori Sitting in the Caf?© du A Lane near Arles (Landscape with Edge of a Road) Blossoming Chestnut Branches A Meadow in the Mountains: Le Mas de Saint-Paul Wheat Field with a Lark Skull of a Skeleton with Burning Cigarette Road with Cypress and Star Tree Roots Sunset at MontmaJour View of the Asylum and Chapel of Saint-R?©my Other works Drawings, water-colours and prints 87 Hackford Road Sorrow Public collections