A copyright question

Barrie Jones (barrie@art.net)
Tue, 18 Nov 1997 23:38:46 -0500

Does anyone know if I am breaking any copyright laws if I use a subject
from an old master and sell prints of my painting. For example, my
painting "Vincents passion"
http://www.art.net/~barrie/VincentPassion.html is based on a self
portrait of Vincent Van Gogh.
Thank you.