Treasure Island

john tiong chunghoo

(Jan 21,1960 / NEW YORK)

World Famous Painting Haiku - Vinicent Van Gogh's Portrait of Dr Gachet (1890)


Portrait of Dr Gachet (1890)
a madness in a
fusion of madness

Portrait of Dr Gachet
the artist paints
his other self

insanity - it drives
an artists' posthumous career
sky high

Submitted: Monday, June 25, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, June 26, 2012

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Portrait of Dr Gachet (1890)
Vincent van Gogh
Sold 1990 by Siegfried Kramarsky family
Buyer: Ryoei Saito
Price: $82.5m (adjusted $146.5m)

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