101 Best Van Gogh Tattoo Ideas You Have to See to Believe!

by Jamie Wilson
Van Gogh Tattoos

Reviewed & updated: October 19, 2022 by Jamie Wilson BA

If you are a fan of the Impressionist artist Vincent Van Gogh, then these amazing Van Gogh tattoo ideas are just what you need.

Van Gogh Tattoo
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Vincent Van Gogh was a Dutch Post-Impressionist artist.

He became famous posthumously and now people across the globe adore his artworks. His most famous work is a painting called ‘Starry Night’.

If you are also a fan of this amazing artist and want to get an artwork of his tattooed on your body then you are in the right place. Here is a list of 10 mind-blowing Vincent Van Gogh tattoo ideas that you will fall in love with.

Vincent Van Gogh Starry Night Tattoo

Vincent Van Gogh Starry Night Tattoo
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Starry Night is the most famous painting by Van Gogh. Even if you did not know it was painted by Van Gogh, you have probably seen it somewhere. If you want to get this iconic piece tattooed on you then this is the perfect tattoo idea for you. The round shape of the tattoo goes perfectly with the style of painting. The colours of the night sky and stars in the painting will look great on anybody. Make sure to find an artist who can recreate this piece perfectly on your skin.

Vincent Van Gogh Sunflowers Tattoo

Vincent Van Gogh Sunflowers Tattoo
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Sunflowers is a collection of famous paintings by Vincent Van Gogh and you can get any of them tattooed on you. Gogh drew these sunflowers in his own unique style that has since become iconic. This awesome tattoo features just a vase of sunflowers drawn by Gogh but you can also choose to add some background to your tattoo. It will look amazing on anybody’s arm or forearm. If you love flowers and arts, then this Van Gogh Sunflower tattoo is perfect for you. Search through artists to find one who can perfectly capture this tattoo for you.

Vincent Van Gogh Almond Blossom Tattoo

Vincent Van Gogh Almond Blossom Tattoo
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Almond Blossom is also one of the most famous paintings of Vincent Van Gogh. The use of bold and dramatic colours shows us how creative he was. It is a shame that he only became famous after his untimely death. But if you want him to live on through this amazing tattoo on your body then make sure to get this. The tattoo is in form of a stripe and will look slender and beautiful on your forearm.

Vincent Van Gogh Skull Tattoo

Vincent Van Gogh Skull Tattoo
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Another one of Van Gogh’s most legendary works is the smoking skull painting. If you are the more adventurous type, then this tattoo is perfect for you. This is also one of the tattoos in the list which will look great in Black and Grey. Even though Gogh was mostly famous for his landscapes, this painting definitely will look amazing on anybody. Find an artist who can make this awesome painting come to life on your skin.

Vincent Van Gogh Portrait Tattoos

Vincent Van Gogh Portrait Tattoos
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If you are a fan of Van Gogh and want to get an amazing portrait tattoo of him then this tattoo is a great idea for you. It is a mixture of one of the self-portraits of Van Gogh and his painting Almond Blossoms. You can also choose to pair his portrait with some other painting of his or just get his portrait tattooed. Either way, if you find the perfect artist then this piece is going to look phenomenal on anyone.

Vincent Van Gogh Tattoo Sleeve Ideas

Vincent Van Gogh Tattoo Sleeve Ideas
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Are you a fan of the art of Vincent Van Gogh and want to get a sleeve tattoo of one of his art pieces? Then this idea is just what you need. In the picture, the artist has also paired the Starry Night background with a steampunk raven. But you can choose to get a full sleeve of just his artworks. Or you can choose to incorporate your own elements into the tattoo as well. Search for an artist who can bring your artistic vision to life and give you an amazing Van Gogh sleeve tattoo.

Van Gogh Cafe Terrace at Night Tattoos

Van Gogh Cafe Terrace at Night Tattoos
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Another famous painting by Van Gogh is Cafe Terrace at Night and it will also look phenomenal as a tattoo. Though this tattoo is small, you can choose to get a larger one. The painting is gorgeous and will look amazing on anybody’s arms or legs.

Van Gogh Irises Tattoo Ideas

Van Gogh Irises Tattoo Ideas
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Irises is also one of Gogh’s collections of flower paintings. The series features blue irises in a vase and they are absolutely stunning. If you also want this tattoo then you can go for this stripe style which looks gorgeous. You can go with a more traditional shape and get the whole painting tattooed, it will also look phenomenal.

Van Gogh Pink Peach Tree in Blossom Tattoos

Van Gogh Pink Peach Tree in Blossom Tattoos
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Pink Peach Tree in Blossom is also a part of a series of peach tree paintings that Vincent Van Gogh did. He loved painting landscapes in vibrant colours and this artwork carries the essence of his style all throughout. The painting will look gorgeous as a tattoo and the vibrant colours will complement any skin very well. If you are a fan of Gogh and Nature, then this is a great option for you.

Stranger Things and Van Gogh Tattoo

Stranger Things and Van Gogh Tattoo
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People all over the world love Starry Night and get it tattooed all the time. But if you want to add a bit of spice to your Starry Night tattoo then this idea is perfect for you. In the picture, you can see that the artist paired Stranger Things with the Starry Night tattoo and it looks phenomenal. You can incorporate anything you want in this tattoo.

You can get other Van Gogh tattoos like –

  • Van Gogh Classic Art tattoos.
  • Self-Portrait Van Gogh Tattoo
  • Van Gogh with a sunglass tattoo

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