Friday, April 22, 2022

van Gogh's 'Sunflowers'

                                                                                    Author:  van Gogh
Image:  'Sunflowers'  (here)

Is Van Gogh 'Sunflowers' a fake?
'Sunflowers', which set an auction record when the 
Yasuda Fire and Marine Insurance Company of Tokyo 
purchased it for $39.9 million (£24.75 million) in 1987, 
was dismissed as a forgery. With millions of dollars at 
stake and reputations on the line, the world of van Gogh 
scholarship was roiled as never before  -  Wiki

S for Sunflowers

Van Gogh’s 'Sunflowers'
Series of still life paintings
Bright yellow pigment

A Christie’s record
In the year eighty-seven
The Yasuda fake

Brewing and intense
Mired in controversy
Blow to  the art world

A to Z April Challenge  -  S

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