While staying in Arles in the south of France, Van Gogh befriended the station postal clerk Joseph Roulin. He portrayed the whole family: the postal clerk, his wife, their baby daughter and also their son, who can be seen here. The 17 year old Armand, with his downy moustache and gloomy look, is a true adolescent.
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|Title||Portrait of Armand Roulin|
|Material and technique||Oil on canvas|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is on view in room i|
Height 65.5 cm
Width 54.3 cm
Vincent van Gogh
|Accession number||2608 (MK)|
|Credits||Verworven met de verzameling van / Acquired with the collection of: D.G. van Beuningen 1958|
|Collector||Collector / D.G. van Beuningen|
Impressionisme: Een schone kijk (1992)
Van Gogh & Roulin (2011)
The Collection Enriched (2011)
De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
Canvas > Worked fibres > Fibre > Vegetable material > Organic material > Material > Material and technique
|Geographical origin||The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe|
|Place of manufacture||Arles > France > Western Europe > Europe|
|Geographical origin||France > Western Europe > Europe|
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Zundert 1853 - Auvers-sur-Oise 1890
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