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Skull of a Skeleton | Vincent Van Gogh Masters Classic Art in Gallery Wrapped Canvas | Various Sizes

SKU MCAVVG116-2718

An early work of Van Gogh, Skull of a Skeleton, is a small, undated oil painting that features a skeleton ‘smoking’ a cigarette. Now, part of the Van Gogh Museum’s permanent collection, this work is thought to be a satirical take on old-fashioned academic teachings. Before it was common practice to use models, the academic syllabus included the study of skeletons to develop an understanding of human anatomy. At the time, Van Gogh attended classes at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, which he said were boring and taught him nothing.

"Head of a Skeleton" Gallery Wrapped Canvas, comes delivered ready to hang, with wire hangers included and no additional framing needed. Every canvas print is hand-crafted and expertly stretched around wooden stretcher bars. We use premium canvases and inks to produce high-quality art.

  • Exterior Size: 27L X 18W Inches
  • Exterior Size: 36L X 24W Inches
  • Exterior Size: 45L X 30W Inches