Vincent van Gogh as flat miniature
30-07-2017 Recently the Dutch Foundation for Model Soldiers released her 2nd 90mm flat miniature. Last year the Dutch spy Mata Hari was the subject, this time it is the famous painter Vincent van Gogh.
This world famous Dutch painter was born in Zundert on 30 March 1853 and died on 29 July 1890 in Auvers-sur-Oise (France).
He is considered as one of the most famous painters of the 19th century, and is one of the most influential post-impressionists. In Amsterdam a whole museum is dedicated to him and his contemporary painters.
The drawing on which this flat figure is based comes from a comic book that has the life of Vincent van Gogh as subject. The draftsman (name) and publisher of educational comic books gave permission for use.
The figure costs Euro 13,- excluding shipping costs. See for more info the website of the NSM