Vincent van Gogh

1853 - 1890

Vincent van Gogh

Vincent Willem van Gogh (Dutch: [ˈvɪnsənt 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 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 18,135,289 page views. His biography is available in 190 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2nd most popular painter.

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Among painters, Vincent van Gogh ranks 2 out of 1,258Before him are Michelangelo. After him are Pablo Picasso, Rembrandt, Raphael, Salvador Dalí, Frida Kahlo, Albrecht Dürer, Peter Paul Rubens, Claude Monet, Caravaggio, and Francisco Goya.

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Among people born in 1853, Vincent van Gogh ranks 1After him are Cecil Rhodes, Hendrik Lorentz, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Wilhelm Ostwald, Chulalongkorn, Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca, Carl Larsson, José Martí, Aleksei Brusilov, Ferdinand Hodler, and Albrecht Kossel. Among people deceased in 1890, Vincent van Gogh ranks 1After him are Heinrich Schliemann, Sitting Bull, Carlo Collodi, César Franck, William III of the Netherlands, Gyula Andrássy, Amadeo I of Spain, Joseph Merrick, Henri Nestlé, 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 908After him are Rembrandt (1606), Baruch Spinoza (1632), Johannes Vermeer (1632), Erasmus (1466), Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525), Hieronymus Bosch (1450), Piet Mondrian (1872), Johan Cruyff (1947), Christiaan Huygens (1629), Mata Hari (1876), and Hugo Grotius (1583).

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), Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836), Gerard van Honthorst (1592), and Dieric Bouts (1415).