Transcript of "Vincent van gogh alejandra, nerea y alba"
ALBA Vincent van Gogh was born in 1853 and grew up in Holland.He was raised in a religious family with his father being a minister.• Vincent left the school when he was 15 years old and he went to England.
NEREA In 1886 he moved to Paris to learn from the new painters, such as Monet, Degas and Ganguin.• During this time van Gogh began to use brighter colors.• During this period, he worked as a missionary, in a coal mining community livingwith hard working poor common people.
ALEJANDRA• In 1880 Vincent decided to become a painter.After several years he completed his first major work, The Potato Eaters.• In 1888 van Gogh moved south to Arles, France.• He began painting with intensity and emotion.• He painted hundreds of pictures, sometimes painting masterpieces in a single day.
• When his school ended, Vincent followed his uncle’s professions and became an art dealer learning the trade in Holland and then working in England and France.• In 1889 he committed himself to mental hospital.There he painted one of his most famous paintings, Starry Night.He died in 1890 from a selfinflicted bullet wound to the chest.