Keyword: Vincent van Gogh

Postcard leads to site in France of 'final masterpiece' of Van Gogh

The hitherto unknown site of where Dutch master Vincent van Gogh found inspiration for what is believed to be his last work, The Roots, and which was perhaps completed just days before his death in 1890 in Auvers-sur-Oise, north of Paris, has been deemed by experts to be a bank of trees close the village inn where he was staying, following the discovery of an early 20th-century postcard of the scene.

Museum says discovered Vincent van Gogh sketches are fakes

Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum said the 126-year-old sketchbook that an art historian discovered in France, hailed as a major find, contains only 'monotonous, clumsy and spiritless' fakes of the Dutch artist's work.

French museums set to loan 300 masterpieces to Louvre Abu Dhabi

Works by Leonardo da Vinci and Claude Monet will be among those on display at €500m new art museum due to open in December 2015.