Self Portrait with a Grey Felt Hat

By Vincent van Gogh SKU:45086

Van Gogh's "Self Portrait with a Grey Felt Hat" (1887) is a luminous exemplar of Post-Impressionism. In this self-reflective exploration, the artist's mastery of color and brushwork shines. Distorted forms and vibrant colors, a departure from realist aesthetics, highlight his emotional state and introspection. This painting remains special, as it eloquently encapsulates Van Gogh's turbulent mental state and his pioneering contributions to modern art, symbolizing the artist's revolutionary vision in its arresting, passionate intensity.

49 cm

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Vincent van Gogh’s “Self-Portrait with a Grey Felt Hat” is a remarkable painting created by the renowned Dutch post-impressionist artist. It was painted in the year 1887 and holds significant importance in the art world for several reasons.

This self-portrait showcases van Gogh’s distinctive style and his ability to convey emotions through his art. The use of bold brushstrokes and vibrant colors is a hallmark of his unique artistic approach. The composition captures van Gogh’s intense gaze and introspective expression, providing a glimpse into the artist’s inner thoughts and struggles.

The choice of a grey felt hat as the focal point of the painting adds symbolism to the artwork. The hat represents van Gogh’s identity as an artist, and the color grey can be interpreted as a reflection of his somber and contemplative mood during that period of his life. The painting provides a personal and intimate insight into van Gogh’s self-perception and his ongoing exploration of his own artistic journey.

“Self-Portrait with a Grey Felt Hat” is also significant because it is one of the many self-portraits created by van Gogh throughout his career. Van Gogh used self-portraiture as a means of self-reflection and self-expression, capturing his own image to convey his inner thoughts and emotions. These self-portraits are not only artistic achievements but also serve as a visual documentation of van Gogh’s personal and artistic evolution.

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Original size:
34 x 42 cm (width x height)
Art style:
Minimal order width:
40 cm
Maximum order width:
122 cm

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