(b. 1848, Paris, d. 1903, Atuona, Hiva Oa, French Polynesia)

Head of a Negress

Pastel, 36 x 27 cm
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

This graceful and fresh work was executed on the Isle of Martinique. It was shown for the public in 1888 at the exhibition organized by Théo van Gogh, who later purchased it.

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