The Night Painter: Vincent Van Gogh

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The Night Painter: Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh was born inMarch, 1853. Vincent had a pretty normalchildhood. He lived with his mom, dad,and two brothers,Theo and Wil. WhenVincent was eleven, his parents sent him to a private school in Zevenburg,where he didn't do so well. In July 1869,Vincent began his apprenticeship in theNetherlands Government. He soongot employed selling art, but when he started criticizing the customers' purchaces, he was fired. Vincent then began painting and drawing by himself. Later, he movedto Auvers-sur-Oise not too far from Paris, where he shot himself on July 27, 1890. Vincent Van Gohg died onJuly 29, 1890. His paintings only became famous after he died.

Vincent Van Gogh

The Night Painter

Fun Fact!Vincent cut off his earlobe and sent it to his girlfriend, shortly after his brother, Theo, got engaged.

by: Joshua

'If you hear a voice within you say,'You cannot paint' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.- Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent was a good rolemodel by his persistence in his will to paint even though nobody thought he was good at the time.



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