PAINTER

Vincent van Gogh

1853 - 1890

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Vincent Willem van Gogh (Dutch: [ˈvɪnsənt ˈʋɪləm vɑŋ ˈɣɔx] (listen); 30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890) was a Dutch Post-Impressionist painter who posthumously became one of the most famous and influential figures in Western art history. In a decade, he created about 2,100 artworks, including around 860 oil paintings, most of which date from 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, the English Wikipedia page of Vincent van Gogh has received more than 22,266,612 page views. His biography is available in 197 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 190 in 2019). Vincent van Gogh is the 2nd most popular painter, the most popular biography from Netherlands and the most popular Dutch Painter.

Vincent van Gogh is most famous for his paintings.

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Among PAINTERS

Among painters, Vincent van Gogh ranks 2 out of 1,428Before him are Michelangelo. After him are Pablo Picasso, Raphael, Rembrandt, Salvador Dalí, Albrecht Dürer, Frida Kahlo, Claude Monet, Peter Paul Rubens, Caravaggio, and Edvard Munch.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1853, Vincent van Gogh ranks 1After him are Cecil Rhodes, Hendrik Lorentz, Wilhelm Ostwald, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Chulalongkorn, Aleksei Brusilov, Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca, Carl Larsson, José Martí, Vladimir Solovyov, and Ferdinand Hodler. Among people deceased in 1890, Vincent van Gogh ranks 1After him are Heinrich Schliemann, Carlo Collodi, Sitting Bull, César Franck, William III of the Netherlands, Amadeo I of Spain, Joseph Merrick, Henri Nestlé, Gyula Andrássy, Duchess Helene in Bavaria, and Richard Francis Burton.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Vincent van Gogh ranks 1 out of 1,209After him are Rembrandt (1606), Johannes Vermeer (1632), Baruch Spinoza (1632), Erasmus (1466), Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525), Hieronymus Bosch (1450), Piet Mondrian (1872), Mata Hari (1876), Christiaan Huygens (1629), Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (1632), and Johan Cruyff (1947).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Vincent van Gogh ranks 1After him are Rembrandt (1606), Johannes Vermeer (1632), Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525), Hieronymus Bosch (1450), Piet Mondrian (1872), Jan Steen (1626), Theo van Gogh (1857), Jacob van Ruisdael (1628), Dieric Bouts (1415), Pieter de Hooch (1629), and Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836).