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1 comment on theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/mar/01/goldfinger-van-gogh-for-auction

A rarely signed #Van_Gogh, that has not been seen for 50 years, goes up for auction

Le Moulin de la Galette depicts a #windmill against a sunny sky above Montmartre in Paris.

Van Gogh painted the work in April #1887 at a key point in the development of his vibrant, colourful style. During a two-year period, just after he had moved to #Paris to live with his brother, Theo, the impoverished painter moved away from his customary dark studies of# Dutch landscapes and his paintings took on some of the mannerisms of the impressionist movement in the hope that they might sell.
&Rob 2014-03-04 00:06:10