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  • Name: Vincent van Gogh
  • Born: 03/30/1853
  • Died: 07/29/1890 (37 years old)

Vincent Willem van Gogh (Dutch:[ˈvɪnsənt ˈʋɪləm vɑŋ ˈɣɔx] listen); 30 March 1853? 29 July 1890) was a Dutch post-impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art. In just over a decade, he created about 2,100 artworks, including around 860 oil paintings, most of which date from the last two years of his life. They include landscapes, still lifes, portraits and self-portraits, and are characterised by bold colours and dramatic, impulsive and expressive brushwork that contributed to the foundations of modern art. He was not commercially successful, and his suicide at 37 came after years of mental illness, depression and poverty.

Birth Name: Vincent Willem van Gogh

Works: Sorrow (1882), The Potato Eaters (1885), Sunflowers (1887), Bedroom in Arles (1888), The Starry Night (1889), Portrait of Dr. Gachet (1890), Wheatfield with Crows (1890)

Alias: Vincent Willem van Gogh

Birth Place: Zundert, Netherlands

Death Place: Auvers-sur-Oise, France

Source: Wikipedia

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