Details: Unacknowledged in his lifetime, Vincent Van Gogh is now one of the worlds most famous painters. Not one of his paintings was sold in his lifetime yet today his works command the highest prices at auction. Leaving his Dutch homeland he sought out the bright colors of the south of France and reveled in the glorious light there. This is a 16 Month Calendar
Vincent Willem van Gogh (30 March 1853 - 29 July 1890) was a Dutch Post-Impressionist artist. Some of his paintings are now among the world's best known, most popular and expensive works of art. Most of his best-known works were produced in the final two years of his life, during which time he cut off part of his left ear following a breakdown in his friendship with Paul Gauguin. After this he suffered recurrent bouts of mental illness, which led to his suicide. His popular works include The Starry Night, Starry Night Over the Rhone, The Night Cafe, Bedroom in Arles, Sunflowers, Cafe Terrace at Night.