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