Vincent Van Gogh

Creative artist

Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh was born in March 30 1853 Groot-Zundert died in 29th 1890. Paintings by Van Gogh are sought after by art enthusiasts as there are less than a dozen in private hands. When pieces are available through art auctions, with very high prices. "Van Gogh suffered from seizures which doctors, including Dr. Felix Rey and Dr. Peyron, believed to be caused by temporal lobe epilepsy. Van Gogh was born with a brain lesion that many doctors believe was aggravated by his prolonged use of absinthe causing his epileptic condition. Dr. Gachet, another of Van Gogh's physicians, was thought to have treated his epilepsy with digitalis. This prescription drug can cause one to see in yellow or see yellow spots. This may have been one of the reasons why Van Gogh loved this color."