Birth and Life

Vincent van Gogh


Date of birth 30. 3. 1853
Country of birth Netherlands



Date of death 29. 7. 1890
Cemetery Auvers-sur-Oise, France
GPS coordinates of the cemetery 49.075316, 2.178947

Summary from Wikipedia

Born into an upper-middle-class family, Van Gogh drew as a child and was serious, quiet and thoughtful. As a young man he worked as an art dealer, often travelling, but became depressed after he was transferred to London. He turned to religion and spent time as a Protestant missionary in southern Belgium. He drifted in ill health and solitude before taking up painting in 1881, having moved back home with his parents. His younger brother Theo supported him financially, and the two kept up a long correspondence by letter. His early works, mostly still lifes and depictions of peasant labourers, c ...

Author of contribution: Janez, published 1. 12. 2015

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