The Bedroom (detail)

This is The Bedroom Version from the Van Gogh Museum. Click through to learn more about the details.

This is the 1st of three bedroom paintings created by Vincent Van Gogh. He also created two letter sketches (one to his brother Theo, the other to artist Gaugain)
How would you describe the texture? How would you describe the brush strokes?
What do you see in this painting hanging above the bed? Take a look at the painting that experts believe was actually hanging.
Who are the people in these portraits hanging on the wall? Find the answer here: and here:
Look closely at the window. Is it completely closed, open slightly, or wide open? Why do you think this is?
Why do you think there are two chairs in the bedroom?
What do you think of these objects?
Learn more about all three versions of "The Bedroom"
Take a look at the ceiling. Does the perspective look correct? If it looks a bit off - it is because the room actually had an unusual shape and a slanted roof.
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