Vincent Van Gogh: The Complete Paintings by Rainer Metzger

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Read Vincent Van Gogh: The Complete Paintings Online Free - Van Gogh, who took up a variety of professions before becoming an artist, was a solitary, despairing and self-destructive man. This richly illustrated and expert study follows the artist from the early gloom-laden paintings in which he captured the misery of peasants and workers in his homeland, through his bright and colorful Parisian period, to the work of his final years, spent under a southern sun in Arles.



Title : Vincent Van Gogh: The Complete Paintings
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ISBN : 3822812153
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 740 pages


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Ivana rated it ★★★★☆

September 10, 2016

I had read this book in a library, while I was looking up books about painters. I ended up reading two books about Vicent that time and this was one of them. I always had a soft spot in my heart for this painter. While it is true that I'm a lover of art, I find Vicent's paintings to be particular...


Siddharth rated it ★★★★☆

June 27, 2011

As a person who was not aware of the works of Vincent van gogh, I was surprised to read about the biography of the artist marred by trouble, depression, sadness and failures. For the 1st time, I could truly appreciate his use of dark tones, social themes and shades in his pieces, a result of his...


Fede rated it ★★★★★

March 24, 2016

Non solamente i dipinti meravigliosi, ma anche una prosa incredibile hanno contribuito al mio voto finale -non che non sapessi già in partenza che sarebbe stato questo. Nonostante il mio interesse per Van Gogh, temevo che sarebbe stata una lettura un po' prolissa (è pur sempre una monografia di 70...


Kirsty rated it ★★★★☆

March 17, 2017

I was having withdrawal symptoms from Amsterdam, and decided to read this. A beautiful collection, which would be a perfect gift, and a wonderful coffee table book to dip in and out of.


Witold rated it ★★★★★

June 16, 2010

Vincent is by far the most imaginative, passionate, witty and influential painter ever lived, and very souful, helpful, empathetic and hardworking man- a real human being- fantastic artists and amazing personality. The work by Mr Metzger and his collegues is complete, amazing and essential for eve...


Cam rated it ★★★★☆

February 22, 2012

These books are an invaluable resource to anyone studying Van Gogh, because they truly carry every painting and many of the sketches and drawings that the prolific Van Gogh did in his brief career. They are arranged in chronological order and that made them very useful as I was reading The Letter...


bookyeti rated it ★★★★☆

October 31, 2009

The set is a beautiful hardcover collection of Van Gogh's work, as well as a riveting biography of his troubled life. I own the 2-volume boxed set (1994). I purchased it 'previously enjoyed', on Alibris, and it is evident what a bargain this is! I've read that the newer edition of this book relea...


Doris rated it ★★★★☆

March 30, 2016

I. Like. This. Book


Kevin rated it ★★★★★

June 20, 2017

A very humane and subtle examination of a very humane, yet tormented artist. Beautiful.


Amy rated it ★★★★★

April 19, 2016

I truly admire the author's tremendous effort and great works on incorporating Vincent van Gogh's painting style and his life mainly based on the letters with his brother Theo chronically. It is a great dedication that the author relates Gogh's mind based on the letter to derive his evolving pain...





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