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Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890). Vincent loved to draw as a child Though he did not paint until he was about 20 years old. Grew up very poor Father was a preacher in the Netherlands. Early Life. Van Gogh’s B rother Theo. Vincent worked as an art dealer with Theo for a short time - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890)

Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890)

Early LifeVincent loved to draw as a childThough he did not paint until he was about 20 years old.Grew up very poorFather was a preacher in the Netherlands.

Van Goghs Brother Theo

Vincent worked as an art dealer with Theo for a short timeThen moved to Amsterdam to pursue painting.We know about Vincents adult life because of his letters to Theo.Letters to Theo

A Troubled ManOften admitted himself to the Sanitarium for mental rest.Usually misunderstood.Painted some of his best work while visiting there.

Starry NightFamous for heavy brushstrokes & color

Starry Night Over the Rhone

Don McClean Vincenthttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dipFMJckZOM{Sunflowerspainted in the sanitarium

Click source link to view sunflowershttp://www.vggallery.com/misc/sunflowers.htm{Self Portraits

Last Painting: Wheat Field with Crows

Click source link for more info on: Vincent Van Goghhttp://www.biography.com/people/vincent-van-gogh-9515695{Click Source Link for a compilation of Vincents letters.http://www.vggallery.com/letters/main.htm{

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