Inspectors from the Spanish Tax Agency have located a painting by Vincent Van Gogh who had disappeared 40 years ago. The work is entitled ‘Cypress Sky and Field,’ dating from 1889. It was located when the contents of a safe in a tax evader was recorded.
Employees of the Spanish Tax Agency later confirmed to Reuters that the painting was last seen in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. Thus, its disappearance 40 years ago may have been a robbery.
The painting has three seals of authenticity and measures 35 by 32 inches.
The painting, whose value is incalculable, was found during an operation to seize the contents of 542 safe deposit boxes of tax evaders. Debt was about 319 million euros.
It seems that there is an ongoing investigation to see how the picture ended up in a box.
Enjoy your day, Yareah friends. Art is everywhere and up to you.
“I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process.” Vincent Van Gogh.
Artist Vincent Willem van Gogh (30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890) was a post-Impressionist painter of Dutch origin whose work had a far-reaching influence on 20th-century art. One of Van Gogh’s most popular and widely known series are his Cypresses. During the Summer of 1889, at sister Wil’s request. In fact, they have become synonymous with Van Gogh’s work through their stylistic uniqueness. According to art historian Ronald Pickvance.
“For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.” Vincent Van Gogh.
“The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.” Vincent Van Gogh.