The painting above is Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear (1889) which Vincent Van Gogh (1853-90) painted after cutting a piece of his right ear.
Entrance is along the tunnel to the courtyard of Somerset House. Hours are daily 10am-6pm. Admission is £5; free on Mondays until 2pm. Tube: Covent Garden or Temple. More info at courtauld.ac.uk. Click here for a previous post about Somerset House which houses the gallery.
|Spiral staircase leads to each gallery on different levels.|
|Detail of gallery ceiling.|
|Detail of tunnel leading to gallery entrance and Somerset House courtyard.|
|Corner detail of gallery room.|