A Remarkable Friendship: Vincent Van Gogh and John Peter Russell

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The Miegunyah Press, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 327 pages

Journeying through the struggles and failures of artistic life in the late 19th century, this tale details the lifelong friendship between Vincent van Gogh and Australian painter John Peter Russell. Amidæthe highly competitive art world of Paris in the 1880s, van Gogh and Russell spent years together experimenting with and ultimately rejecting Impressionism before going their separate ways to pursue painting in isolation.


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Ann Galbally isæa former associate professor of art history at Melbourne University and the author ofæCharles Conder: The Last Bohemianæand Redmond Barry: An Anglo-Irish Australian.

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