Paris 1887

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Van Gogh made The Japanesery in Paris in 1887

His Paris period in 1887 is an effort to assimilate the influences around him. As he begins to formulate his own artistic way. His palette becomes brighter, his brushwork more broken. Like the impressionists, Vincent takes his subjects from the city's cafés and boulevards, and the open countryside along the Seine river. Through Georges Seurat and Paul Signac, he discovers the stippling technique of neoimpressionism, also called pointillism, and freely experiments with the style. What is required in art nowadays, he writes, is something very much alive, very strong in color, very much intensified.

In his collection of 1886 you will find still somber colors. In 1887 he used more and more yellows, reds, greens, and blues, and his brushwork takes on the disconnected stroke of the impressionists. See also his work of 1888 and 1889.

You will find here a collection of paintings, drawings, watercolors and letters in chronically order, made in 1887. So you can follow the evolution of his way of painting. Most famous paintings for this period of art were Van Gogh 's Japanesery.

The most paintings are part of a collection in a museum. We have listed all that museums in our Van Gogh Museums page.


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You also will find information about sizes, material and the museum or collection the painting belongs to.


Work made in Paris 1887



Portrait of père Tanguy

Portrait
père Tanguy
Portrait of a man with a skull cap

Man with
skull cap
Self portrait with pipe

Self-portrait
with pipe
Agostina Segatori sitting in the cafe du tambourin

Agostina
Segatori
Self portrait with straw hat Vincent van Gogh

Self-portrait
straw hat
Nude woman reclining

Nude woman reclining
Boulevard de Clichy

Boulevard
de Clichy



Basket of sprouting bulbs

Sprouting
bulbs
Flowerpot with chives

Flowerpot
with chives
Woman sitting by a cradle

Woman sitting
by a cradle
Self portrait

Self-portrait
Paris
Still life with three books

Still life
with three books
Still life with absinthe

Still life
with absinthe
Street scene from Montmartre. Le Moulin a Poivre

Montmartre
Le Moulin a Poivre



Still life with lemons

Still life
with lemons
View from Vincent's room in the Rue Lepic

View from
room
Self portrait

Self-portrait
Paris
The Ramparts of Paris

The Ramparts
of Paris
Interior of a Restaurant

Interior of
a Restaurant
Garden in Montmartre with lovers

Garden in
Montmartre
Woman walking in a garden

Woman in
a garden



Trees and Undergrowth

Trees and
Undergrowth
Banks of the Seine

Banks of
the Seine
Banks of the Seine with boats

Banks with
Dutch boat
Factory at Asnieres

Factory at
Asnieres
Flowering Plum Tree. Japanesery, after Hiroshige

Tree
Japanesery
Bridge in the Rain by Vincent van Gogh, Japanesery

Bridge
Japanesery
The Courtesan. Japanesery, after Kesaï Eisen

Courtesan
Japanesery



Self portrait

Self-portrait
Paris
Exterior of a restaurant at Asnieres

Restaurant
at Asnieres
Bridges across the Seine at Asnieres

Bridges
across Seine
The Seine with the Pont de la Grande Jatte

Pont de
la Grande Jatte
Still life with grapes, pears and lemons

Grapes, pears
and lemons
Italian woman

Italian
woman
Still life with plaster statuette, a rose and two novels

Plaster rose
two novels




Vincent van Gogh and the Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education
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