Self Portrait in the role of Jean Valjean, Paul Gauguin

Self Portrait in the role of Jean Valjean Paul Gauguin, 1888

Sunflowers, Vincent Van Gogh

Sunflowers Vincent Van Gogh, 1888

The First and Last Communion, Cristóbal Rojas Poleo

The First and Last Communion Cristóbal Rojas Poleo, 1888

The First Mourning, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

The First Mourning William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1888

The Island of life, Arnold Böcklin

The Island of life Arnold Böcklin, 1888

The Mill Stream, Montclair, New Jersey, George Inness

The Mill Stream, Montclair, New Jersey George Inness, 1888

The Red Vineyard, Vincent Van Gogh

The Red Vineyard Vincent Van Gogh, 1888

The Roses of Heliogabalus, Lawrence Alma-Tadema

The Roses of Heliogabalus Lawrence Alma-Tadema, 1888

I AM emphatically of opinion that the best Art of modern times is as good as any of its kind that has gone before, and furthermore, that the best Art of England can hold its own against the world.

Thoughts on our Art of Today John Everett Millais, 1888

Unexpected Visitors, Ilya Repin

Unexpected Visitors Ilya Repin, 1884 – 1888

We’re in the presence of an unspoiled creature with the instincts of a wild beast. With Gauguin, blood and sex have the edge over ambition.

Van Gogh and Gauguin to Emile Bernard Paul Gauguin, Vincent Van Gogh, 1888

Washington Monument, Neoclassicism

Washington Monument Robert Mills, 1848 – 1888

"...don't lose your temper and spoil our fun. After all, it isn't every day we come to Paris and good heavens, since we've seen all these lovely things at the Fair!"

A Visit to the 1889 Fair — a play by Henri Rousseau Henri Rousseau, 1889

A Wheatfield, with Cypresses (September 1889), Vincent Van Gogh

A Wheatfield, with Cypresses (September 1889) Vincent Van Gogh, 1889

Closed Eyes, Odilon Redon

Closed Eyes Odilon Redon, 1889

Col. William 'Buffalo Bill' Cody, Rosa Bonheur

Col. William 'Buffalo Bill' Cody Rosa Bonheur, 1889

Flower Girls, Olga Boznańska

Flower Girls Olga Boznańska, 1889

Flowering Bushes in the Asylum Garden, Vincent Van Gogh

Flowering Bushes in the Asylum Garden Vincent Van Gogh, 1889

Funerary Portrait of Jacques Damala, Sarah Bernhardt

Funerary Portrait of Jacques Damala Sarah Bernhardt, 1889

Landscape, Sunset, George Inness

Landscape, Sunset George Inness, 1887 – 1889

Madame Roulin Rocking the Cradle, Vincent Van Gogh

Madame Roulin Rocking the Cradle Vincent Van Gogh, 1889

Olive Trees, Vincent Van Gogh

Olive Trees Vincent Van Gogh, 1889

Patriotic Games, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes

Patriotic Games Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, 1883 – 1889

For two months I’ve been working on a large sculpture, and I dare believe that it’s the best thing I’ve done up to now ... A monster who looks like me is taking the hand of a naked woman —

Gauguin to Vincent Van Gogh Paul Gauguin, 1889

Portrait of Doctor Felix Rey, Vincent Van Gogh

Portrait of Doctor Felix Rey Vincent Van Gogh, 1889

Portrait of Jacob Meyer de Haan by Lamplight, Paul Gauguin

Portrait of Jacob Meyer de Haan by Lamplight Paul Gauguin, 1889

Portrait of Joseph Roulin, Vincent Van Gogh

Portrait of Joseph Roulin Vincent Van Gogh, 1889

Portrait of Trabuc - Attendant at Saint Paul Hospital, Vincent Van Gogh

Portrait of Trabuc - Attendant at Saint Paul Hospital Vincent Van Gogh, 1889

Self-portrait 1889, Vincent Van Gogh

Self-portrait 1889 Vincent Van Gogh, 1889

Self-Portrait With Bandaged Ear, Vincent Van Gogh

Self-Portrait With Bandaged Ear Vincent Van Gogh, 1889

Self-Portrait with Halo and Snake, Paul Gauguin

Self-Portrait with Halo and Snake Paul Gauguin, 1889

The Agnew Clinic, Thomas Eakins

The Agnew Clinic Thomas Eakins, 1889

The purpose of applying art: to add beauty to the results of the work of man and to add pleasure to the work itself

The Arts and Crafts of Today William Morris, 1889

The Birds Nest, or In The Woods, Elizabeth Jane Gardner

The Birds Nest, or In The Woods Elizabeth Jane Gardner, 1889

What I am doing is no good, and in spite of your confidence I am very much afraid that my efforts will all lead to nothing.

The despair of painting nature Claude Monet, 1889

The First Meeting of Petrarch and Laura, Marie Spartali Stillman

The First Meeting of Petrarch and Laura Marie Spartali Stillman, 1889

The Ghost of Akugenta Yoshihira, Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

The Ghost of Akugenta Yoshihira Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, 1889

The Hangover, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

The Hangover Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, 1887 – 1889

The Little Shepherdess, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

The Little Shepherdess William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1889

The Pheasant, Cristóbal Rojas Poleo

The Pheasant Cristóbal Rojas Poleo, 1889

The Starry Night, Vincent Van Gogh

The Starry Night Vincent Van Gogh, 1889

The Tigerskin (Sewing Girl), John William Godward

The Tigerskin (Sewing Girl) John William Godward, 1889

The Yellow Christ, Paul Gauguin

The Yellow Christ Paul Gauguin, 1889

Two Girls on a Lawn, John Singer Sargent

Two Girls on a Lawn John Singer Sargent, 1889

Wheat Field with Cypresses, Vincent Van Gogh

Wheat Field with Cypresses Vincent Van Gogh, 1889

A Priestess of Bacchus, John William Godward

A Priestess of Bacchus John William Godward, 1890

Akashi Gidayū’s Death Poem, Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Akashi Gidayū’s Death Poem Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, 1890

Almond Blossom, Vincent Van Gogh

Almond Blossom Vincent Van Gogh, 1890

An Eloquent Silence, Lawrence Alma-Tadema

An Eloquent Silence Lawrence Alma-Tadema, 1890

Apple Trees in a Meadow, Edward Mitchell Bannister

Apple Trees in a Meadow Edward Mitchell Bannister, 1890

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