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About Vincent van Gogh
Vincent van Gogh was a legendary Dutch painter whose paintings were notable for their strong emotions, beauty and colors. His paintings played instrumental roles in influencing 20th-century art. His notable works include Starry Night, Sorrow, Sunflowers and Bedroom in Aries. He battled with mental illness for years and died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the age of 37.
He did not start painting until his late twenties. And when he started painting, he completed over 2,100 artworks in about a decade. He produced his best-known works in the last few years of his life.
His parents were Theodorus van Gogh and Anna Cornelia Carbentus. He had five younger siblings.
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Famous quotes by Vincent van Gogh
A good picture is equivalent to a good deed.Vincent van Gogh
An artist needn't be a clergyman or a churchwarden, but he certainly must have a warm heart for his fellow men.Vincent van Gogh
As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed.Vincent van Gogh
But I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.Vincent van Gogh
Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination do not become the slave of your model.Vincent van Gogh
Even the knowledge of my own fallibility cannot keep me from making mistakes. Only when I fall do I get up again.Vincent van Gogh
Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.Vincent van Gogh
I am still far from being what I want to be, but with God's help I shall succeed.Vincent van Gogh
I can very well do without God both in my life and in my painting, but I cannot, suffering as I am, do without something which is greater than I am, which is my life, the power to create.Vincent van Gogh
I experience a period of frightening clarity in those moments when nature is so beautiful. I am no longer sure of myself, and the paintings appear as in a dream.Vincent van Gogh
I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.Vincent van Gogh
I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process.Vincent van Gogh
If boyhood and youth are but vanity, must it not be our ambition to become men?Vincent van Gogh
If one is master of one thing and understands one thing well, one has at the same time, insight into and understanding of many things.Vincent van Gogh
If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.Vincent van Gogh
In spite of everything I shall rise again: I will take up my pencil, which I have forsaken in my great discouragement, and I will go on with my drawing.Vincent van Gogh
It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to, the feeling for the things themselves, for reality is more important than the feeling for pictures.Vincent van Gogh
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.Vincent van Gogh
One must work and dare if one really wants to live.Vincent van Gogh
Painting is a faith, and it imposes the duty to disregard public opinion.Vincent van Gogh
Poetry surrounds us everywhere, but putting it on paper is, alas, not so easy as looking at it.Vincent van Gogh
The best way to know God is to love many things.Vincent van Gogh
The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others.Vincent van Gogh
The way to know life is to love many things.Vincent van Gogh
There may be a great fire in our hearts, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers-by see only a wisp of smoke.Vincent van Gogh
Those Dutchmen had hardly any imagination or fantasy, but their good taste and their scientific knowledge of composition were enormous.Vincent van Gogh
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?Vincent van Gogh
When I have a terrible need of - shall I say the word - religion. Then I go out and paint the stars.Vincent van Gogh
Vincent van Gogh's Popularity
Vincent van Gogh was a famous Dutch painter, who was born on March 30, 1853. As a person born on this date, Vincent van Gogh is listed in our database as the 2nd most popular celebrity for the day (March 30) and the 1st most popular for the year (1853).
People born on March 30 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Vincent van Gogh is the 44th most popular Aries.
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