Vincent van Gogh

1853 - 1890

Vincent van Gogh

Vincent Willem van Gogh (Dutch: [ˈvɪnsɛnt ˈʋɪləm vɑŋ ˈɣɔx] (listen); 30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890) was a Dutch post-impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art. In just over a decade he created about 2,100 artworks, including around 860 oil paintings, most of them in the last two years of his life. They include landscapes, still lifes, portraits and self-portraits, and are characterised by bold colours and dramatic, impulsive and expressive brushwork that contributed to the foundations of modern art. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, his Wikipedia page in English has received more than 14,055,490 page views. His biography is available in 190 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2nd most popular Painter.

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  • 33.17

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  • 190

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 14.23

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.09

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among Painters

Among Painters, Vincent van Gogh ranks 2 out of 1,183Before him are Michelangelo. After him are Pablo Picasso, Raphael, Rembrandt, Salvador Dalí, Peter Paul Rubens, Frida Kahlo, Albrecht Dürer, Claude Monet, Edvard Munch, and Caravaggio.

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