Vincent Van Gogh

Major Post-Impressionist Painter

By: Emily Weaver and Jessi Smith

3.30.1853 - 7.29.1890

  • Often used absorbent canvases, auto graphic ink, conte (black crayon), and natural chalk.
  • Created drawings, watercolor paintings, and graphic works.
  • Monet, Degas, and Cezanne were other impressionist related to Van Gogh.

What is Post-impressionism?

Post Impressionism is defined to be the french art movement that developed between 1886-1905
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Interesting Facts

  • He was attracted to troubled women, thinking he could help them.
  • Mentally ill and lived in an asylum with two bedrooms, one for sleeping, one for painting.
  • Chopped his ear off when frustrated one day.

Vincent Van Gogh once said...

"I am still far from being what I want to be, but with God's help, I shall succeed."