The Painter of Sunflowers

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The Painter of Sunflowers (Portrait of Vincent van Gogh)
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Artist Paul Gauguin
Year 1888
Type Oil on canvas
Dimensions 73 cm × 91 cm (28.7 in × 35.8 in)
Location Van Gogh Museum

The Painter of Sunflowers (in French: Le Peintre de Tournesols) is a portrait of Vincent van Gogh by Paul Gauguin in December 1888. The portrait was painted when Gauguin visited in Arles. Van Gogh had asked him to come to Arles, because he wanted to start an art-colony there. Gauguin however only stayed for two months, because the painters argued.

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