Self-portrait

Vincent moved to Paris in 1886, after hearing from his brother Theo about the new, colourful style of French painting. Wasting no time, he tried it out in several self-portraits. He did this mostly to avoid having to pay for a model. Using rhythmic brushstrokes in striking colours, he portrayed himself here as a fashionably dressed Parisian.

"The lion is coming": Lithograph after Reinhardt, ca. 1860.
Portret van Pilaer, amateurschilder uit Lissabon
Selbstbildnis
Portrait of a Painter, perhaps the Artist Himself