Vincent Van Gogh

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Vincent Van Gogh Self Portrait with Felt Hat Vincent van Gogh, 1888 His Life and His Art Sunflowers Starry Night Portraits Links-Various Link-Vincent’s Drawings A Presentation Created By Mrs. O’Loughlin, Oshkosh Area School District Click on the boxes below to learn about Vincent van Gogh
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Vincent Van Gogh was born in the Netherlands in 1853. Main Page
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When Vincent was 27 years old, he started to paint and draw. He went to different art schools to learn everything he could about drawing and painting. Drawing and painting was not easy for Vincent, but he always tried his best at whatever he did. Main Page Some of Van Gogh’s first Drawings and Watercolor Paintings, 1880’s
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The Potato-Eaters, April, 1885 This is one of his early paintings, The Potato Eaters . The colors in Van Gogh’s early paintings are dark and sad. In this painting, the family was so poor they had only a few potatoes to eat for dinner. They look tired and not very happy. He wanted everyone to know how hard the lives of the poor people were. Main Page
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In 1886 Vincent went to live with his brother Theo in Paris. Theo was an art dealer. In Paris, Theo introduced Vincent to other painters: Claude Monet, Paul Gauguin, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Emile Bernard, and Camille Pissarro. Portrait of Theo van Gogh (Vincent van Gogh's brother), Photograph by Ernest Ladrey, c. 1888   Vincent Van Gogh Moves to Paris Main Page
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While in Paris Vincent changed his style of painting. Instead of painting realistic paintings with dark muddy colors he started using bright colors with bold, thick brushstrokes. Main Page Vincent Van Gogh Olive Trees, 1889 The Potato-Eaters, April, 1885
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We know a lot about how Vincent felt, and why he did certain things, because he was always writing letters, especially to his brother Theo. Because Vincent was always sending letters he got to know his postman
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