Experts at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam have come out swinging about a controversial new book.
A highly-respected scholar believes that a hidden sketchbook contains long-lost drawings by Vincent van Gogh, dating from time he spent in the French city of Arles, where he moved in 1888.
Vincent van Gogh: The Lost Arles Sketchbook, was released November 15. The author, Bogomila Welsh-Ovcharov, is an internationally renowned art historian and Van Gogh expert. Ronald Pickvance, an art historian who has also written numerous books on the Dutch artist, wrote the foreword, calling the sketchbook “the most revolutionary discovery in the entire history of Van Gogh’s oeuvre.”
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