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Vincent Van Gogh

An artist who lived a passionate life

Neri Tan

on 16 June 2010

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Vincent Van Gogh
An artist who lived a passionate life
Paul Gauguin was possibly one of the greatest artistic influences on Vincent van Gogh. a desperate and passionate act
"Starry Night" "Sunflowers" Mental illness
Schizophrenia cut off his ear and sent it to his lover Infamous artworks
place sunflower and starry night picture here Van Gogh's Mental and Physical Health Lead poisoning

As Van Gogh used lead based paints there are some who believe he suffered from lead poisoning from nibbling at paint chips. Van Gogh tried to poison himself by swallowing paint or drinking kerosene. Sunstroke

As Gogh strived for realism in his paintings he was often painting outdoors especially during his times in the South of France. Some of his episodes of hostility and the nausea and "bad stomach" he refers to in his letters may have been the effects of sunstroke. Birth Year : 1853
Death Year : 1890
Country : Netherlands Siblings :
Sisters -
Elisabeth, Anna, Wil
Two brothers-
Theo and Cor
His earliest years were spent as a quiet child with little or no attention spent on art or artistic qualities.
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