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Vincent Van Gogh

 (1853 - 1890)
Vincent Van Gogh was active/lived in Belgium, France.  Vincent Van Gogh is known for portrait, self-portrait, still life, sunflower, landscape painting.

Vincent Van Gogh

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Vincent Willem van Gogh was a major Post-Impressionist painter.  He was a Dutch artist whose work had a far-reaching influence on 20th-century art.  His output includes portraits, self portraits, landscapes and still lifes of cypresses, wheat fields and sunflowers.  Van Gogh drew as a child but did not paint until his late twenties; he completed many of his best-known works during the last two years of his life.  In just over a decade he produced more than 2,100 artworks, including 860 oil paintings and more than 1,300 watercolors, drawings, sketches and prints.

Van Gogh was born to upper middle class parents and spent his early adulthood working for a firm of art dealers.  He traveled between The Hague, Lond  ...  Displaying 750 of 43275 characters.

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About  Vincent Van Gogh

Born:  1853 - Groot-Zundest, Holland
Died:   1890 - Auvers-sur-Oise, France
Known for:  portrait, self-portrait, still life, sunflower, landscape painting