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Interesting Facts About Vincent Van Gogh

He is not the only Vincent in the van Gogh family His grandfather was also named Vincent. The artist's uncle whom he referred to in his letters as “Uncle Cent” also shares the same name. A year before Vincent was born, his mother gave birth to a stillborn son which they named Vincent Willem van Gogh. His brother Theo would later name his son after the artist. He became a pastor before he was a painter In May 1877, Van Gogh went to...

The Story of Vincent van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh's life, biography, and impact on art. Vincent Van Gogh Vincent van Gogh was born March 30, 1853 and grew up in Holland. He was the oldest surviving child of Theodorus van Gogh and Anna Cornelia Carbentus. A year before Vincent was born they had a stillborn son who was also named Vincent. Vincent (the second, if you will) had three sisters and two brothers. He formed an exceptionally tight bond with his younger brother Theo that lasted throughout his...

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