How Many Sunflowers Van Gogh Painting. I'm painting with the gusto of a marseillais eating bouillabaisse, which won’t surprise you when it's a question of painting large sunflowers. at this time he had three paintings on the go, and intended to do more; In a letter to theo, dating from 21 or 22 august 1888, vincent wrote:
The two cut sunflowers are in. All the paris paintings were created during august to september 1887. Van gogh painted his first series while living with his brother theo in paris between 1886 and 1888.