For a long time, there were doubts about the authenticity of a self-portrait by Vincent van Gogh on display at the Nasjonalmuseet in Oslo.
A Real Van Gogh?
Van Gogh experts had their doubts because they didn’t know the origins of the painting. Besides, they thought the painting’s colours were odd, its brushstrokes atypical, and the type of canvas unusual for Van Gogh.
After years of research, this painting appears to be a real Van Gogh after all. But how was this established?
Based on the sum of facts and connections (in relation to style, technique, material, origins and subject), researchers have concluded that all doubts about this self-portrait were undeserved.
Would you like to know more? Read about the details of the research in the press release.