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Vincent van Gogh

1853 - 1890

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Vincent Willem van Gogh (Dutch: [ˈvɪnsɛnt ˈʋɪləɱ vɑŋ ˈɣɔx] ; 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 approximately 2100 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, symbolic colours, and dramatic, impulsive and highly 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 31,099,020 page views. His biography is available in 199 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 197 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, Vincent van Gogh ranks 2 out of 1,421Before him are Michelangelo. After him are Pablo Picasso, Raphael, Rembrandt, Frida Kahlo, Salvador Dalí, Claude Monet, Johannes Vermeer, Peter Paul Rubens, Albrecht Dürer, and Edvard Munch.

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Among people born in 1853, Vincent van Gogh ranks 1After him are Cecil Rhodes, Hendrik Lorentz, Wilhelm Ostwald, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca, Carl Larsson, Chulalongkorn, Albrecht Kossel, Aleksei Brusilov, José Martí, and Vladimir Solovyov. 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, Gyula Andrássy, Duchess Helene in Bavaria, Henri Nestlé, Joseph Merrick, and Richard Francis Burton.

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Among people born in Netherlands, Vincent van Gogh ranks 1 out of 1,427After him are Rembrandt (1606), Johannes Vermeer (1632), Erasmus (1466), Baruch Spinoza (1632), Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525), Piet Mondrian (1872), Hieronymus Bosch (1450), Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (1632), Johan Cruyff (1947), Christiaan Huygens (1629), 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), Piet Mondrian (1872), Hieronymus Bosch (1450), Jan Steen (1626), Jacob van Ruisdael (1628), Han van Meegeren (1889), Pieter de Hooch (1629), Saskia van Uylenburgh (1612), and Theo van Gogh (1857).