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Vincent van Gogh’s famous Sunflowers can not travel anymore

 

Research conducted at the Van Gogh Museum into Vincent van Gogh’s famous Sunflowers has produced a great deal of new information regarding the condition of the painting and the materials that Van Gogh used. One of the conclusions is that the painting is stable, but fragile.

This is the reason why the painting will not be able to travel in the future. The decision was taken after having conducted specific analysis with the last research, mobile techniques: since 2016 the MOLAB instruments of IPERION CH (MOLAB.it and MOLAB.pl) were used to define the status of conservation and reach a deeper understanding of the painting.

 

Read the complete article and the interview to Axel Rüger, Director of the Van Gogh Museum: https://goo.gl/Z2eBEM

Watch the video: https://youtu.be/zZJk9DaEuaE

 

Photo copyright: Van Gogh Museum