Van Gogh’s Red Vineyard


Vincent van Gogh was not a successful artist during his lifetime and sold only one painting while he was alive. “The Red Vineyard” created in 1888, was sold to impressionist painter Anna Boch for 400 francs a few months before his death. The painting was it was acquired by the famous Russian collector Sergei Shchukin, was then nationalised by the Bolsheviks with the rest of his collection and eventually passed to the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow. (wiki)