Vincent van Gogh at the Musée d´Orsay

The Musée d´Orsay in Paris, France is best known for its extensive collection of impressionist masterpieces by popular painters.

Address: Musée d´Orsay, 62, rue de Lille, 75343 Paris Cedex 07, France

Self-Portrait (1889)

  • Oil on canvas
  • 25.6 x 21.2 inches
  • 65 x 54 cm

This painting was created during Van Gogh’s stay in Saint-Rèmy. The somber blue tones contrast the inner turmoil the artist was going through at the time.

Starry Night Over the Rhone (1888)

  • Oil on canvas
  • 28.3 x 36.2 inches
  • 72 x 92 cm

The painting is a depiction of the night sky over the river Rhone. It was painted before Van Gogh confined himself to an asylum in Southern France.

La Mèridienne (1889)

  • Oil on canvas
  • 28.7 x 35.8 inches
  • 73 x 91 cm

Due to having little access to subjects during his asylum stay, Van Gogh resorted to reproductions of paintings for inspiration. This painting was inspired by Jean-Francois Millet’s Noonday Rest.