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Vincent van Gogh Complete Catalog of Drawing
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11 Vincent Van Gogh Facts Most People Don't Know

The peasant there is different from the inhabitant of Millet's wide wheat fields. But Millet has reawakened our thoughts so that we can see the dweller in nature. But until now no one has painted the real Southern Frenchman for us. But when Chavannes or someone else shows us that human being, we shall be reminded of those words, ancient but with a blissfully new significance, Blessed are the poor in spirit, blessed are the pure of heart, words that have such a wide purport that we, educated in the old, confused and battered cities of the North, are compelled to stop at a great distance from the threshold of those dwellings. And however deeply convinced we may be of Rembrandt's vision, yet we must ask ourselves:

Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890)
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Vincent van Gogh and Auvers-sur-Oise

Museums that display work of Vincent van Gogh in The Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, France, England, USA, Japan, Egypt. Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam, Van Gogh Village Nuenen, Kröller-Müller Museum Otterlo, Von der Heydt-Museum Wuppertal .....

by Vincent van Gogh, 1889
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The most interesting fact about Vincent van Gogh is that he only sold one painting during his lifetime – a fact hard to fathom knowing how popular and loved he is today. He never studied painting and only took it up at the age of 27 after many unsuccessful careers. His style is instantly recognizable – with hard and swirling brush strokes, strange perspectives and a thrilling use of color, almost like a child’s drawing. He was a painter who loved nature and could see pure beauty in simple things; he stated that he would rather paint trees seen from a window than imaginary visions. Just like another great post-impressionist artist Paul Gauguin, van Gogh also used color symbolism in his work and yellow is especially significant.

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