Drawings in pencil


31-05-2024 Mother of Vincent Van Gogh - Anna Cornelia Carbentus, October 1888.

Vincent Van Gogh was very fond of his mother, often writing about her to his brother Theo. He drew this portrait from a photograph of the time, expressing dissatisfaction with what could be seen in a snapshot. Van Gogh believed that photography could be a valid aid for drawing inspiration in the creation of paintings. From this, he conceived the idea that the person depicted generated depth through the transmission of feelings to the viewer...

In the parental role, the value of a mother to a child is undeniable. As much as a father can do, the mother always holds an unsurpassable importance in the eyes of the children. Every exception confirms the rule, but in 99% of the situations, this thesis proves to be correct!"

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