Vincent Willem van Gogh: Life, facts, curiosities and art!The Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh was born on 30. 3. 1853 in Groot-Zundert, North Brabant. He was unsuccessful in the professions he chose initially (substitute teacher, curator, bookseller and theologian). At the age of 27, he decided to pursue art for a livelihood as an autodictat. Vincent studied in the gallery Cormon and he got acquainted with the art dealer Theodore through his brother as also the Impressionists including Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Alfred Sisley, Georges Seurat, Edgar Degas, Paul Signac and Camille Pissaro. In February 1988 he relocated to Arles, where he tried to establish an artists’ colony together with Paul Gauguin. In December 1888 there was a scandal: After a fight with Gauguin, Vincent van Gogh cut off the lower part of his own left ear under the influence of absinthe and presented it as a gift to a prostitute in a brothel. He suffered from a psychological breakdown after Gauguin went away. In 1889 van Gogh was brought to the asylum in St.-Rémy. Here he painted his last works that displayed an extraordinary intensity of expression. Vincent van Gogh committed suicide on 29. 7. 1890 in Auvers-sur-Oise. van Gogh hardly enjoyed any success in his lifetime. However the claim that he had sold only one painting throughout his life has been disproved. All artworks by Vincent Willem van Gogh can be ordered in our online-shop in any form you desire e.g. as a poster, art print on canvas, hand-painted oil painting, acrylic art print or metal print. Each piece of wall art is unique!
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Vincent van Gogh - Art Prints, Paintings & Posters
- Café Terrace at NightStarry NightFlowering almond tree branchesVincent's Bedroom in ArlesThe Langlois Bridge at ArlesThe Bridge of l'angloiseChurch of AuversLe Moulin de la GaletteLe Moulin de la GaletteLe Moulin de la GaletteLe Pont de l'angloiseLe Pont de l'angloiseStill life with sunflowersVan Gogh's BedroomStill life with bottle and lemons on a plateStill Life with IrisesStill life with sunflowersFlowering Garden with PathWheatfield with CypressesNight CafÃ©Still Life with IrisesLes AlpillesIrisesPoppy FieldJaponaiserieThe Restaurant de la Sirene at AsnieresThe Church of AuversFishing Boats on the beachCottages in CordevilleLandscape of olive treesBoulevard de ClichyPortrait of Joseph RoulinSelf-portraitTwo sunflowersSelf Portrait with Grey felt HatSowerby at sunsetFour SunflowersSea view at SaintesPeach TreeFlowering OrchardThe SowerWheat field with crowsSelf-portrait with cut earThe Night Cafe in ArlesStarry Night over the RhoneJaponaiserieOn the Threshold of EternityFlowering OrchardThe Potato EatersAsylum garden of St-RÃ©myCrows over wheatfieldOlive groveStill lifeStill lifeStill life with oleanderStill life with roses and sunflowersStill Life with Pipe and Straw HatVincent's Chair with PipeWheatfield with CypressesFlowerpot with Chives