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Vincent van Gogh espresso cups
This set of two porcelain espresso cups is decorated with fragments from the masterpiece Sunflowers by Vincent Van Gogh. These espresso cups are specifically designed for the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.
During 1888 and 1889, Vincent van Gogh lived in Arles, southern France. There, he made a series of five works with sunflowers. The paintings where used by Paul Gauguin, a good friend of Van Gogh, to decorate his bedroom. Today, they can be found in five museums in as many countries. The Vincent van Gogh espresso cups are based on the vase with fifteen sunflowers exhibited in the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.
About the painter Van Gogh
Van Gogh was born in the Netherlands and would later live in Paris and other places in France. He did not have such a happy life and people in his lifetime disliked his beautiful paintings. In all his life, he managed to sell only one of his paintings. He earned no money and remained forever dependent on his parents and brother Theo. He takes to drink and is eventually admitted to a psychiatric hospital. In 1890, he decided - on advice of his doctor - to concentrate on painting and he made his final series: On July 29, 1890 Vincent van Gogh dies and leaves behind more than 850 paintings and nearly 1,300 works on paper.
|Brand||: Van Gogh Museum|
|Designer||: Vincent van Gogh|
|Cup||: 6,5 cm x 5 cm (h x Ø)|
|Saucer||: 11 cm Ø|
|Use||: Dishwasher proof|
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