Martin Bailey is the author of Studio of the South: Van Gogh in Provence (Frances Lincoln)

Head with Horns (detail; before 1894), artist unknown. J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

A closer look at the ‘fake’ Gauguin at the Getty

The wooden horned head is now believed to be by an unknown artist. Questions over its attribution to Gauguin were examined in Apollo in 2009, in an article republished in full here

31 Jan 2020
Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear, 1889, Vincent van Gogh

Uncovering Van Gogh’s infamous days in Arles

Was Van Gogh arrested in Arles on the night that he severed his own ear?

17 Dec 2016