Ep. 7 – Portrait of Dr. Gachet, Vincent Van Gogh

Portrait of Doctor Gachet – Vincent van Gogh, 1890

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Mentioned in the Show

The second version of the Portrait of Doctor Gachet, now contained in the Musee d’Orsay in Paris.
An etching of the Portrait of Doctor Gachet made on Gachet’s own printing press,
Van Gogh’s most famous painting, the Starry Night completed during his stay at the Saint Paul de-Mausole asylum.
The provenance of Portrait of Dr. Gachet http://www.vggallery.com/painting/p_0753.htm#provenance

Further Viewing


Vincent Van Gogh letters: http://vangoghletters.org/vg/letters.html

A list of the locations of the Portrait of Doctor Gachet Etchings: http://www.vggallery.com/graphicworks/p_1664.htm

Aronson, J. K. “The Diagnosis of Art: Melancholy and the Portrait of Dr Gachet.” Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine99, no. 7 (2006): 373-74. doi:10.1258/jrsm.99.7.373.
Baxter, Jared. “Vincent Van Gogh’s Portrait of Dr. Gachet: A Study in Sorrows.” THINK.IAFOR.ORG. March 08, 2016. Accessed December 14, 2018. https://think.iafor.org/vincent-van-goghs-portrait-dr-gachet-study-sorrows/.
Costello, Anthony, and Emma Storr. “Artists and Their Physicians: Vincent Van Gogh and Doctor Paul Gachet.” The Fortnightly Review. February 08, 2018. Accessed December 14, 2018. http://fortnightlyreview.co.uk/2018/01/van-gogh-gachet/.
Johnson, Andrew. “Goering’s Lost Art.” The Independent. October 23, 2011. Accessed December 14, 2018. https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/art/news/goerings-lost-art-1522536.html.
Odee – Odee.pl / Strony Internetowe. “Dr Gachet.” Loving Vincent. Accessed December 14, 2018. http://lovingvincent.com/dr-gachet,268,pl.html.
Philadelphia Museum of Art. “Degenerate Art.” Philadelphia Museum of Art. Accessed December 14, 2018. http://philamuseum.org/collections/3-98-108.html?page=2.
“Portrait of Dr. Gachet, 1990 by Van Gogh.” Chronology of Vincent Van Gogh’s Life and Works. Accessed December 14, 2018. https://www.vincentvangogh.org/portrait-of-dr-gachet.jsp.
Puchko, Kristy. “15 Things You Didn’t Know About Van Gogh’s Portrait of Dr. Gachet.” Mental Floss. February 09, 2016. Accessed December 14, 2018. http://mentalfloss.com/article/74774/15-things-you-didnt-know-about-van-goghs-portrait-dr-gachet.
Robinson, Walter. “The Curious Case of Dr. Gachet.” ArtNet. Accessed December 14, 2018. http://www.artnet.com/Magazine/features/robinson/robinson5-17-99.asp.
Samuel, Henry. “Hermann Goering’s ‘full Catalogue’ of Looted Nazi Art Published for First Time.” The Telegraph. September 30, 2015. Accessed December 14, 2018. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/history/world-war-two/11900625/Hermann-Goerings-full-catalogue-of-looted-Nazi-art-published-for-time.html.
“To Theo Van Gogh and Jo Van Gogh-Bonger. Auvers-sur-Oise, Saturday, 24 May 1890.” Vincent Van Gogh to Theo Van Gogh. May 24, 1890. Auvers-sur-Oise.
“Vincent Van Gogh – Dr Paul Gachet.” Musée D’Orsay: Jean-François Millet The Angelus. March 25, 2009. Accessed December 14, 2018. https://www.musee-orsay.fr/en/collections/works-in-focus/search/commentaire/commentaire_id/dr-paul-gachet-2988.html.
Webster, Paul. “New Light on the Tragic Last Days of Van Gogh.” The Guardian. April 27, 2003. Accessed December 14, 2018. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2003/apr/27/arts.artsnews.
Wildman, Sarah. “The Revelations of a Nazi Art Catalogue.” The New Yorker. September 01, 2017. Accessed December 14, 2018. https://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/the-revelations-of-a-nazi-art-catalogue.

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