A Pair of Shoes by Vincent van Gogh

A Pair of Shoes

A Pair of Shoes by Vincent van Gogh

Painting Details

Artist: Vincent van Gogh
Title and Year: A Pair of Shoes, 1887 Also called A Pair of Boots
Size: 34 x 41.5cm
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Collection: Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Subject: Still Life paintings


A Pair of Shoes is one of several pairs of shoes or clogs that Vincent van Gogh painted during his lifetime. The artist painted them with character and gave them just as much importance as a portrait or a beautiful landscape. Vincent found beauty in the everyday, in the things that people take for granted, and deemed them worthy of a painting.


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