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Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890)

Vincent Willem van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853, in Zundert, Netherlands. His father, named Theodorus van Gogh, was a Protestant minister. His mother, named Anna Cornelia Carbentus, was a daughter of the "book-binder to the King" Willem Carbentus; who had bound the first Consitution of Holland. Vincent Van Gogh was given the name of his elder ... See full bio »

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 2016 La galerie France 5 (TV Series documentary) (letters - 1 episode)
 2011 Van Gogh autoportrait (Video) (texts)
 2010 Painted with Words (TV Movie documentary) (letters)
 1991 The Irises (Short) (letter)
 1989 Vincent Van Gogh - Der Weg nach Courrières (Documentary) (letters)
 1988 Vincent van Gogh (TV Movie) (excerpts: letters)
 1948 Van Gogh (Documentary short) (life story)
Hide Hide Show Show Art department (4 credits)
 2002 Sister Wendy at the Norton Simon Museum (TV Movie documentary) (art work)
 1999 The Thomas Crown Affair (paintings - uncredited)
 1991 The Irises (Short) (painting: "Irises")
 1956 Lust for Life (art work - uncredited)
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 1995 The Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists (Documentary) (non-Maestro art: 'Self-Portrait')
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 2017 Forest Bathing: Friends W/Benefits (TV Series) (special thanks - 1 episode)
- Zadkiel (2017) ... (special thanks)
 1995 The Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists (Documentary) (special thanks)
 1978 Despair (dedicatee)
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 1966 New Reports from France (TV Series documentary)
Subject (segment three: Van Gogh)
- Chroniques de France N° 12 (1966) ... Subject (segment three: Van Gogh)
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 2016 A Curious World (TV Series)
- Creativity or Madness (2016) ... Self (uncredited)
 2015 Krabbé zoekt Van Gogh (TV Mini Series documentary)
- Briljante Gek (2015) ... Self
- Een Droom valt in Duigen (2015) ... Self
- Verlangen naar het Zuiden (2015) ... Self
- Het Leven krijgt Kleur (2015) ... Self
 1989 Un artiste de passage à Auvers (Documentary short)
Self - Subject (credit only)

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15 Biographical Movies | 5 Print Biographies | 14 Portrayals | 1 Article | See more »

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Van Gogh Museum


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process. See more »


He often went long periods of time without eating. He often used the very little money he got from his brother to buy art supplies, and the only thing he'd buy to consume was coffee and absinthe. For food. he often leeched off his friends and acquaintances when they were available. See more »

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