Van Gogh 's Life And Life Essay

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Van Gogh’s life
Vincent van Gogh was a tragic painter, his paintings got attention after he died. He had only 37 years short period life time and he started be a painter when he was 27. however, he made a lot of awesome paintings, some of those works sold really high price. Many people appreciate his paintings, but not a lot of people know his story, style and depression.
Vincent van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853, in Groot-Zundert, Netherlands. His father, Theodorus van Gogh, was an austere country minister, and his mother, Anna Cornelia Carbentus, was a moody artist whose love of nature, drawing and watercolors was transferred to her son (Bio). Van Gogh was born after his parents ' first son, named Vincent, was stillborn, so his parents took his name to the new child. Van Gogh loves painting, since he was really young. At the age of 16, he left school and went to work. His uncle, Cornelis, found a position of clerk for him at a firm of art dealers in The Hague. During this time, Van Gogh learned French, German and English. When Vincent was twenty years old, he was sent by his firm to London, to work in the English branch. Then he fell in love with his landlady’s daughter, Ursula Loyer. After Ursula Loyer rejected his marriage proposal, his heart got broken. The shock of her rejection ceased during the critical period from August 1874 to February 1875. Then Vincent left London and went to work at Goupil 's office in Paris (Gogh) .
During the years he lived in Paris, he…

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