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Vincent van Gogh


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Name
Vincent van Gogh
Birth Year
1853
Death Year
1890
Country
Netherlands
Movement
Post-Impressionism

Vincent van Gogh Biography

On March 30, 1853 a boy was born to the family of a Dutch village vicar, Theodorus van Gogh (1822-1885) and his wife Anne Cornelia, nèe Carbentus (1819-1907). A year before, exactly the same day, another boy was born to the family, he died, and now the new-born received his name: Vincent Willem van Gogh. After getting school education, van Gogh started his career as a picture salesman: in The Hague (1869) he entered the branch office of the Paris art dealer Goupil & Cie, founded originally by his uncle Vincent. As an agent of the company he worked in its branches in Brussels (1873), London (1873), Paris (1875). But his personal disappointment increased and he left Goupil. Van Gogh tried himself as a teacher in Ramsgate near London (April-December 1876), then he worked as an apprentice lay preacher and wanted to devote his life to evangelization of the poor.


Vincent van Gogh 122 Most Important Paintings and Artworks

Vincent van Gogh Bibliography

Henri Perruchot. La vie de Van Gogh. Hachette. Paris. 1957.

Vincent van Gogh. Correspondence. Moscow-Leningrad. 1966.

Van Gogh. by Ye. Murina. Moscow. 1978.

Vincent van Gogh. His Personality and Art. by N. Dmitrieva. Moscow. 1980.

Painters of Montmartre. by Illana Soldea. Bucharest. 1986.

Dear Theo: The Autobiography of Vincent Van Gogh by Vincent Van Gogh, Irving Stone (Editor), Jean Stone (Editor). Plume, 1995.

Stranger on the Earth: A Psychological Biography of Vincent Van Gogh by Albert J. Lubin. DaCapo Press, 1996.

Van Gogh's Van Goghs: Masterpieces from the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam by Richard Kendall, Vincent Van Gogh, John Leighton, Van Gogh Museum. Harry N. Abrams, Inc, 1998.

Vincent Van Gogh: 1853-1890, Vision and Reality (Basic Art) by Ingo F. Walther. TASCHEN America Llc, 2000.

Stranger on the Earth: A Psychological Biography of Vincent Van Gogh by Albert J. Lubin. DaCapo Press, 1996.

Van Gogh and Gauguin: The Studio of the South by Douglas Druick, Peter Kort Zegers. Thames & Hudson, 2001

Van Gogh and Friends Art Game: With Cezanne, Gauguin, Seurat, Rousseau and Toulouse-Lautrec by Wenda Brewster O'Reilly. Birdcage Books, 2002.