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The Fortifications of Paris with Houses

Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890)

1887

D.1927.4

Title The Fortifications of Paris with Houses
Object type Drawing
Date 1887
Artist/maker Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890)
Support Paper (Grey)
Medium Pencil
Dimensions h:387 w:534 mm
Accession Lot Sir Thomas D Barlow (gift, 1927)
Accession number D.1927.4

People's Choice: D.1927.4

This scene depicts the outskirts of Paris where figures pass through momentarily. The two characters promenading in the foreground have been partly erased by the artist, leaving a ghostly trace of their former presence.

People's Choice: D.1927.4

This scene depicts the outskirts of Paris where figures pass through momentarily. The two characters promenading in the foreground have been partly erased by the artist, leaving a ghostly trace of their former presence.