Knowledge Identifier: +Vincent_van_Gogh
Category: Visual Arts
Born in 1853, deceased in 1890.
Countries: France (39%), Netherlands (22%), Belgium (13%)
Linked to: Van Gogh Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Pushkin Museum, Kröller-Müller Museum
He attended the Zundert village school from 1860. The single Catholic teacher was teaching around 200 pupils.
In July 1869, his uncle Cent helped him obtain a position with the art dealer Goupil & Cie in The Hague .
After his training, in June 1873, the Goupil company transferred him to London, where he lodged at 87 Hackford Road, Brixton, and worked at Goupil & Co., on Southampton Street.
To support his effort to become a pastor his family sent him to Amsterdam to study theology in May 1877, where he stayed with his uncle Jan van Gogh, a naval Vice Admiral.
In 1879, he starting working as a missionary in a mining region in Belgium. He began to sketch people from the local community.
Millet was an important source of inspiration for Vincent van Gogh, particularly during his early period. Millet and his work are mentioned many times in Vincent's letters to his brother Theo.
Skull with a Burning CigaretteOil on canvas, 1885
De Aardappeleters The Potato Eatersoil on canvas , 1885
Henry de Groux - Henry was elected a member of les XX in 1886, but was expelled in 1890 when he refused to have his works displayed in the same gallery as Vincent van Gogh
Self-portrait - One of the most famous and most prolific of self-portraitists was Vincent van Gogh, who drew and painted himself more than 43 times between 1886 and 1889
Similarly in Arles , in spring 1888 he arranged his Flowering Orchards into triptychs, began a series of figures that found its end in The Roulin Family series, and finally, when Gauguin had consented to work and live in Arles side-by-side with Van Gogh, he started to work on The Decorations for the Yellow House, which was by some accounts the most ambitious effort he ever undertook.
Red Vineyards near Arles 1888 , the only painting Vincent van Gogh is certainly known to have (...)1888
View of Arles with Irises in the Foregroundoil on canvas , 1888
Jeanne Calment - According to Calment, she met Vincent van Gogh at the age of 13, when he came into her uncle's shop in 1888
Vincent Van Gogh Sunflowers - Montys Minutes(1888)www.youtube.com
Self-portrait by Vincent van Gogh
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Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh
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Guus Kessler - She purchased a Vincent Van Gogh painting on paper in 1930 and it was sold at auction for 8,8 million British pounds in 1997 by a family trust
Kirk Douglas - Douglas described his role as Vincent Van Gogh in Lust for Life a "very painful experience". He writes, "Not only did I look like Van Gogh, I was the same age he was when he committed suicide.".
Pickvance , 177 It was one of seven canvases sent to Pont-Aven on 4 October 1888 as exchange of work with Paul Gauguin, Emile_Bernard (Émile_Bernard), Charles Laval, and others
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