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By Gabriele Crepaldi

Vincent Willem van Gogh (30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890) was once a post-Impressionist painter of Dutch beginning whose work—notable for its tough good looks, emotional honesty, and ambitious color—had a far-reaching impact on 20th-century paintings. After years of painful nervousness and common bouts of psychological disorder, he died elderly 37 from a gunshot wound, ordinarily accredited to be self-inflicted (although no gun used to be ever found). His paintings was once then identified to simply a handful of individuals and liked via fewer nonetheless.

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