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Vincent van Gogh

Vincent Willem van Gogh (1853-1890) was a major Post-Impressionist painter. A Dutch artist whose work had a far-reaching influence on 20th-century art. His output includes self portraits, landscapes, still lifes, portraits and paintings of cypresses, wheat fields and sunflowers. Van Gogh drew as a child but did not paint until his late twenties, completing 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. After years of anxiety and frequent bouts of mental illness, he died aged 37 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. (from wikipedia.org)

The Story of Vincent van Gogh


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Vincent van Gogh - wikipedia
Vincent Willem van Gogh (1853-1890) was a major Post-Impressionist painter. A Dutch artist whose work had a far-reaching influence on 20th-century art.
The Vincent van Gogh Gallery
Welcome to The Vincent van Gogh Gallery. For nearly 19 years now I've worked hard to ensure that this website remains the most thorough and comprehensive Van Gogh resource on the World Wide Web.
Vincent: The Full Story
This is a three-part documentary series presented by Waldemar Januszczak, exploring Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh's life and his paintings in a chronological order from his birth to death.
The Great Artists: The Post-Impressionists - Van Gogh
Vincent van Gogh was a Dutch post-Impressionist painter whose work, notable for its rough beauty, emotional honesty and bold color, had a far-reaching influence on 20th-century art.
Van Gogh: Painted with Words
This is a BBC drama-documentary presented by Alan Yentob, about the story of Vincent Van Gogh, with dialogue sourced from his own words.
Simon Schama's Power of Art - Van Gogh
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The Private Life of a Masterpiece - Vincent van Gogh: Sunflowers
Perhaps the most reproduced of all 19th century paintings, The Sunflowers has a story that lies at the crux of the complex relationship between Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin.

e-Books
Van Gogh: A Self-Portrait
Author: Vincent van Gogh, 1853-1890. Publisher: Greenwich, Conn.,: New York Graphic Society. Book Contributor: University of Florida, George A. Smathers Libraries.
The Letters of a Post-Impressionist
Author: Vincent van Gogh, 1853-1890; Anthony Mario Ludovici, 1882-1971. Subject: Post-impressionism (Art). Publisher: London Constable. Book Contributor: Robarts - University of Toronto.
Letters to an Artist: From Vincent van Gogh to Anton Ridder van Rappard 1881-1885
Author: Walter Pach. Publisher: The Viking Press. Language: English. Book Contributor: Universal Digital Library.
Vincent van Gogh The Letters
The letters are the window to Van Gogh's universe. This edition, the product of 15 years of research at the Van Gogh Museum and Huygens ING, contains all Van Gogh's letters to his brother Theo, his artist friends Paul Gauguin and Emile Bernard, and many others.