Skull of a Skeleton with Burning Cigarette was created while Van Gogh was a student at the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Antwerp, Belgium. While attending one of his classes, there was a skeleton was used to study anatomy. The burning cigarette placed between the teeth of this bare skull typifies the irreverent humor that often reigned among art students. But, the most striking feature of this painting is Van Gogh's vital and confident handling of a complex subject.
Product number: Y8504
Price: $63.00 USD