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Opening soon: Van Gogh. Self-Portraits

The first ever exhibition devoted to Vincent van Gogh’s self-portraits across his entire career will take place at The Courtauld Gallery from 3 Feb – 8 May 2022.

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Van Gogh Self-Portraits
A self portrait of Van Gogh; he is wearing a yellow straw hat, a blue shirt and gazing at the viewer with a serious expression i Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890) Self-Portrait with Straw Hat, 1887, The Detroit Institute of Arts, Bridgeman Images

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Detail of Vincent van Gogh's Peach Trees in Blossom i Vincent van Gogh, Peach Trees in Blossom, detail, 1889, The Courtauld, London (Samuel Courtauld Trust) © The Courtauld.

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