Van Gogh pie charts – which painting is which?

Arthur Buxton‘s artwork combines two of my favourite things – maths and art. The five most prominent colours in each Van Gogh painting are represented as percentages in the pie charts below. See if you can work out what’s what! The answers are after the jump and prints can be ordered on Arthur’s website…

Van Gogh paintings as pie charts

Van Gogh paintings as pie charts - Arthur Buxton

From left to right they are:

Row 1

  • Starry Night
  • Self portrait
  • Van Gogh’s Room at Arles
  • Bandaged

Row 2

  • Reaper
  • Church at Arles
  • Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear
  • Sunflowers

Row 3

  • Portrait of Dr. Gachet
  • The Night Café
  • Coal Barges
  • Wheat Fields

Row 4

  • Sheaves of Wheat
  • The Sower
  • Old Man in Sorrow
  • The Exercise Yard

Row 5

  • Mulberry tree
  • Pollard Willows
  • Chair
  • The Potato Eaters

Row 6

  • Shoes
  • Almond tree
  • Thatched Cottage in Cordeville
  • Noon Rest from Work

Row 7

  • Skull with Cigarette
  • A Field of Yellow Flowers
  • Irises
  • Field with Cypress