“biography Vincent Van Gogh" Eduardo Carvajal Luis Orrego
Vincent Willem Van Gogh. (1853-1869)
He was the oldest of six brothers
During his entire life he got proud of being a great autodidact.
In 1881 he started his regular way of painting.
In 1886 he moved out to Paris, to live along with his youngest brother Theo Van Gogh, who would be the stronger support on his life and on his artistic aspirations.
in 1888 he settled down in Arles, in the south of France
His final years
Immediately after finishing his disturbing “Crows on the cornfield” he shot himself in the stomach on July 27, 1890
"I risk my life for my work and my reason has always been undermined“
His fame grew rapidly after his death, thanks to the promotion of Theo's wife who, although not had a good relationship with Vincent, she was the only one ho recived all his work after her husband's death, occurred shortly after the painter.
In 1973 he was inaugurated in Amsterdam Museum of Vincent Van Gogh