Mini-Wednesdays: Hello Madame Ginoux!

Vincent van Gogh always loved to paint portraits of the people he met in the course of his artistic career. During his stay in Arles, he made the acquaintance of a local woman whom he immortalized in a series of portraits. It was Madame Ginoux! But who was she really?

 

 

 

 

VINCENT VAN GOGH
L’Arlésienne (Madame Ginoux), Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, février 1890
Huile sur toile
60 × 50 cm
Galleria nazionale d’Arte moderna e contemporanea, Rome