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Unformatted text preview: 11-15-2002Patsy Riley Sedalia ElementaryVincent van GoghFrom Sadness to JoyVincent van Gogh1853 –1890DutchPost-impressionismInfluenced by Millet, Rubens,and Japanese artists.Favorite color- yellow.Subjects-nature and humanity.The Early YearsVincent van Gogh was born the son of a preacher in Holland in 1853. The oldest of five children, Vincent was especially close to his brother Theo. His letters to Theo throughout his life give valuable insight into his thoughts and feelings. When he was 16, Vincent worked in the art dealership business.Early InfluencesVincent was influenced by the great Dutchmasters of the 17thcentury, especiallyRembrandt. Themes of simplicity and honesty and the moral significance of artrecur in Dutch painting. Rembrandt portrayed a profound humanity and captured both drama and tenderness through the interplay of light and shadow.Vincent’s HumanityVincent worked as a lay preacher in one of Belgium’s poorest areas. He gave the miners much of his belongings. He was miners much of his belongings....
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