Vincent van Gogh’s “Portrait de femme: buste” is a depiction from his Antwerp period, portraying a woman he met in a cabaret during the winter of 1885-86. This artwork illustrates Van Gogh’s unique style and his quest to capture the soul beyond superficial appearances1.
In October 2018, John Davies Framing had the honor of framing this significant piece within a Reverse Leaf frame with an off-white canvas slip. The frame, meticulously crafted from lime wood on a pine base, gessoed and gilded with 23.4 carat gold leaf, measures Sight: 58.7 x 48.7 cm with a 2 cm slip and a 15 cm wide profile, preserving the essence of Van Gogh’s masterpiece for generations to admire.
Delve deeper into the story of this artwork and Van Gogh’s explorations in Antwerp on The Art Newspaper.