Van Gogh’s Chair Reconsidered

The famous painting of a chair reinterpreted as the artist’s throne

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Van Gogh’s Chair (1888) by Vincent van Gogh. National Gallery, London. Source Wikimedia Commons
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The Empty Chair, engraving of a watercolour (The Graphic, 1870) by Samuel Luke Fildes. Source Wikimedia Commons
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Paul Gauguin’s arm chair (1888) by Vincent van Gogh. Van Gogh Musuem, Amsterdam. Source Wikimedia Commons
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Dickens’ chair (left) and Gaugain’s chair (right).
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Van Gogh’s Chair (1888) by Vincent van Gogh. National Gallery, London. Source Wikimedia Commons
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Detail of Van Gogh’s Chair (1888) by Vincent van Gogh. National Gallery, London. Source Wikimedia Commons
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Detail of Van Gogh’s Chair (1888) by Vincent van Gogh. National Gallery, London. Source Wikimedia Commons
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