portrait of the postman joseph roulin
Portrait of the Postman Joseph Roulin was one of a series of portraits of The Roulin Family by Vincent van Gogh
Vincent was close friends with Joseph Roulin who was the postmaster at the station in Arles. Vincent van Gogh went there frequently to send paintings and letters to his brother Theo van Gogh. Vincent was fascinated by Roulin's face and personality.