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The charms of the unpublished Van Gogh of Montmartre


Before being sold at Sotheby's in Paris, the canvas, which had remained in private hands for a century, aroused wonder in Amsterdam.

Since Monday, the unpublished Van Gogh presented until then at the Charpentier gallery in Paris arrived at Sotheby's in Amsterdam.

It is already all the rage.

All the little Dutch circles are eager to come and admire it.

Starting with the curators of the Van Gogh Museum and those of the Rijksmuseum who had never seen it in person before.

Listed in the works, this

Street Scene in Montmartre


Impasse des Deux-Frères and the Pepper Mill

) from 1887 representing the mythical Moulin de la Galette was, until then, one of the missing pieces of the immense puzzle Van Gogh.

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"Kept for a century by a French family, this painting, never exhibited, is a real rediscovery",

confirm the auctioneers Claudia Mercier and Fabien Mirabaud, who have joined forces with Sotheby's.

“Painted in the spring of 1887, in Paris, when Vincent Van Gogh lives rue Lepic in Montmartre, with his brother Theo, this painting is a pivotal work in the painter's career with light colors thanks to the

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Source: lefigaro

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