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Oil Painting Masters of Yesterday

Vincent van Gogh
1853 - 1890

Vincent van Gogh was a Dutch post-Impressionist painter whose work had a far-reaching influence on 20th century art for its vivid colors and emotional impact. He suffered from anxiety and increasingly frequent bouts of mental illness.
Vincent died, largely unknown, at age 37 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.


van Gogh

Moulin de la Galette - 1886
Oil on canvas - Private Collection


First Steps (after Millet) - 1890
Oil on canvas - The Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York


Maison à Cordeville - 1890
Oil on canvas


van Gogh

The Plain at Auvers - 1890
Oil on canvas - Neue Pinakothek - Munich, Germany


van Gogh

Rest Work (after Millet) - 1890
Oil on canvas - Musée d'Orsay - Paris, France

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