Like a famous oil painting but can’t have the original one? Oil painting reproduction came into being at the market requirement. Irises was finished in the May of 1889. In 1892, French art critic Octave Mirbeau bought this painting by 300francs. He was an early appreciator of Van Gogh paintings. Same as other Van Gogh oil paintings, this one was bought and sold many times after Van Gogh’s death. On the auction in 1988, the painting was dealt on 53.9 million USD.