Van Gogh’s Quinces are in Philadelphia

A few week’s ago, I blogged about three well-known European painters who had painted quinces. Vincent Van Gogh’s “Still Life with Quince Pears” was one of them.

Then last week, I was in Philadelphia, only to discover that the show, “Van Gogh Up Close” at the Philadelphia Art Museum offers a rare opportunity to see more than 40 works by the artist. Low and behold, Van Gogh’s Quinces are part of the show. I got to stand in front of the artist’s painting of our favorite fruit for as long as I wanted. Unfortunately, photos weren’t allowed so I don’t have a picture. If you are in Philly, the show is a must. If not, here’s Van Gogh’s Quinces once again.Enjoy!

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