A new Van Gogh work discovered hidden in a book


The left three images show close-ups of the newly discovered bookmark by Van Gogh, shown in full on the right
Courtesy of the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (bought with support from BankGiro Loterij)

One of Van Gogh’s most unusual artworks has just emerged—three unknown sketches of peasants. They are drawn on a thin vertical strip of paper, a curious format for an artist to choose. The drawings were found in a novel on the French peasantry and the paper is exactly the same height as the book.

The three sketches are reproduced by The Art Newspaper here for the first

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