Vincent Van Gogh

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Vincent van Gogh’s story is one of the most ironic in art history. Today, he is celebrated the world over as one of the most important painters of all time, recognized with sell-out shows, feted museums, and record prices of tens of millions of dollars at auction.

Yet as he was painting the canvases that would subsequently become these sell-out modern masterpieces, van Gogh was battling not only the disinterest of his contemporary audiences but also devastating bouts of mental illness, with episodes of depression and paralyzing anxiety which would eventually claim his life in 1890, when he committed suicide shortly after his 37th birthday.

This comprehensive study of Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) pairs a detailed monograph on his life and art with a complete catalogue of his 871 paintings.

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ISBN: 9783836557153

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Considered a founding father of modern painting, Vincent van Gogh is also one of the most famed tragic figures in art history. This comprehensive introduction brings together a detailed account of the artist’s life with a complete catalog of his 871 paintings.

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Weight1.182 kg
Dimensions20.2 × 15 × 4.4 cm
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Cover

Hardback

Pages

741

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

759.9492 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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