Afternoon Salon

Vincent van Gogh

Portrait of the Artist's Mother, October 1888
Vincent van Gogh
Dutch, 1853-1890
Oil on canvas
16 x 12-3/4 in. (40.6 x 32.4 cm)
Norton Simon Art Foundation

Vincent van Gogh

Date: Sunday, February 10, 2013
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Speaker: Staff Educator
Type: Afternoon Salon

The Museum’s collection of works by Van Gogh includes landscapes ranging from Holland to Provence, portraits of the artist’s mother and the peasant Patience Escalier, and, on loan from the National Gallery of Art, one of the artist’s last self-portraits. Consider the artist’s unique style and personal history in this in-depth conversation about one of the modern era’s most influential artists.


Meets in Entrance Gallery | The program is free with admission and limited to 20 participants. | Please sign up at the Information Desk no later than 15 minutes prior to each session.