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Vincent van Gogh: The Lost Arles Sketchbook AU T H O R TO B E A N N O U N C E D

S E LLING POINTS ■■ Most important publication

A landmark discovery in art history—a previously unknown sketchbook by Vincent van Gogh— is revealed for the first time

on Vincent van Gogh since his letters were published in 2009 ■■ No material will be released before the book’s publication, ensuring that it will be a highly publicized, exciting event worldwide ■■ Material is previously unknown and presented here for the first time ■■ Oversize trim and luxurious printing make this a must-have for collectors and scholars ■■ Van Gogh books always sell well, as he is one of the most popular artists in the world. New works by Van Gogh ensure an even higher level of enthusiasm and interest

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incent van Gogh: The Lost Arles Sketchbook reproduces, for the first time, ­previously unknown drawings by the artist. Heavily illustrated with both the previously unpub-

lished drawings and many of his iconic paintings, this groundbreaking book will offer fresh

insight into the most creative period of Van Gogh’s career. After settling in Arles in 1888, Van Gogh produced approximately 200 paintings, including many of his best-known works, such as The Yellow House, Starry Night, and The Night Café. Art historians have pored over Van Gogh’s work in Arles and have written countless pages on this time period, making it one of the most examined and well-known moments in art history. It is extraordinary that new material is now available for us to explore. Originated by Les Éditions du Seuil in Paris, the book will be published simultaneously in French by Les Éditions du Seuil, in German by Knesebeck, in Dutch by Lannoo, and in Japanese, with several other languages to be published at a later date.

S PECIFICATIONS Number of illustrations to be announced

No other information on Vincent van Gogh: The Lost Arles Sketchbook will be disclosed until the international press conference, which will be held by Les Éditions du Seuil in Paris, days before the book’s on-sale date.

280 pages, 9⅞ × 15⅛" Hardcover, three-piece case with cloth spine RIGHTS: WORLD ENGLISH PUB MONTH: NOVEMBER

Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890) was a Dutch Post-Impressionist painter whose work had a far-reaching influence on 20th century art. In just over a decade he produced more than 2,100 artworks, including around 860 oil paintings. They include portraits, self-portraits, landscapes, still lifes, olive trees, cypresses, wheat fields, and sunflowers.

ART ISBN 978-1-4197-2594-4 ISBN 978-1-4197-2594-4 US $85.00  CAN $105.00 58500 9 781419 725944

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