Van Gogh | Portraits of the Artist
CHANNEL | Radio 4
FIRST BROADCAST | 28 April 2002
DURATION | 26 minutes 38 seconds
Arvind Salwan explores the little-known connection between Van Gogh and Scotland. The story revolves around a painting that was believed for many years to have been a Van Gogh self-portrait but was later discovered to depict a Glaswegian art dealer called Alexander Reid, one of the men responsible for introducing fine art to Scotland.
An edition of 'The Great Picture Trail' that examines the portrait of Alexander Reid is also available in this collection.
The life and work of Vincent van Gogh in pictures.
A programme for schools on the life and art of Van Gogh.
How did a lost art treasure end up in a junk shop?
Paul Harris looks at Van Gogh's 'Sunflowers'.
David Hockney discusses a painting by Van Gogh.
How is Van Gogh's depression revealed in his self-portraits?
Van Gogh's 'Sunflowers' breaks records at Christie's.
Why are Van Gogh's paintings fetching such high prices at auction?
Why are Van Gogh's works thought to be so good?
Matthew Parris examines the last letter from Van Gogh to his brother.
Graham Reid discusses a painting of his grandfather by Van Gogh.
Frank Delaney investigates Van Gogh as a self-mutilator.
Rolf Harris paints a self-portrait in the style of Vincent van Gogh.
How a painting of 'The Tiger Man' links Van Gogh with Scotland.
A lost painting by Van Gogh surfaces in Athens.
Who cut off Van Gogh's ear?
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