Vincent Willem van Gogh (30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890) was a Dutch Post-Impressionist artist. His paintings and drawings include some of the world's best known, most popular and most expensive pieces.
Van Gogh spent his early adult life working for a firm of art dealers. After a brief spell as a teacher, he became a missionary worker in a very poor mining region. He did not embark upon a career as an artist until 1880. Initially, van Gogh worked only with sombre colours, until he encountered Impressionism and Neo-Impressionism in Paris. He incorporated their brighter colours and style of painting into a uniquely recognizable style, which was fully developed during the time he spent at Arles, France. He produced more than 2,000 works, including around 900 paintings and 1,100 drawings and sketches, during the last ten years of his life. Most of his best-known works were produced in the final two years of his life, during which time he cut off part of his left ear following a breakdown in his friendship with Paul Gauguin. After this he suffered recurrent bouts of mental illness, which led to his suicide.
The central figure in Van Gogh's life was his brother Theo, who continually and selflessly provided financial support. Their lifelong friendship is documented in numerous letters they exchanged from August 1872 onwards. Van Gogh is a pioneer of what came to be known as Expressionism. He had an enormous influence on 20th century art, especially on the Fauves and German Expressionists.
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Peasant Woman By The Fireplace - Vincent Van Gogh - www.vincent-van-gogh-gallery.org
Peasant Woman By The Fireplace
Park At Asnieres In Spring - Vincent Van Gogh - www.vincent-van-gogh-gallery.org
Park At Asnieres In Spring
Edge Of A Wheatfield With Poppies - Vincent Van Gogh - www.vincent-van-gogh-gallery.org
Edge Of A Wheatfield With Poppies
A Pork-Butchers Shop Seen from a Window - Vincent Van Gogh - www.vincent-van-gogh-gallery.org
A Pork-Butchers Shop Seen from a Window
Still Life with Two Sunflowers I - Vincent Van Gogh - www.vincent-van-gogh-gallery.org
Still Life with Two Sunflowers I
camp houses - Vincent Van Gogh - www.vincent-van-gogh-gallery.org
camp houses
Avenue in the Park - Vincent Van Gogh - www.vincent-van-gogh-gallery.org
Avenue in the Park
Olive Trees With Yellow Sky And Sun - Vincent Van Gogh - www.vincent-van-gogh-gallery.org
Olive Trees With Yellow Sky And Sun
Sunflowers I - Vincent Van Gogh - www.vincent-van-gogh-gallery.org
Sunflowers I
Enclosed Field with Peasant - Vincent Van Gogh - www.vincent-van-gogh-gallery.org
Enclosed Field with Peasant
The Peasant, Portrait of Patience Escalier - Vincent Van Gogh - www.vincent-van-gogh-gallery.org
The Peasant, Portrait of Patience Escalier
Blue Enamel Coffeepot Earthenware And Fruit - Vincent Van Gogh - www.vincent-van-gogh-gallery.org
Blue Enamel Coffeepot Earthenware And Fruit

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