Vincent Van Gogh. Life, Works, Techniques & Style. Van Gogh Facts and Numbers:. Born 1853, Died 1890 He only sold one painting during his lifetime; his brother Theo bought it. Sadly, he killed himself at the age of 37
Life, Works, Techniques & Style
Van Gogh was Dutch but he spent much of his career in Paris,France.
The many self-portraits he completed over the years not only help us know what the artist look like, but also show his ever-evolving style of painting.
“I strongly urge you to study portrait painting, do as many portraits as you can and don't flag. We must win the public over later on by means of the portrait; in my opinion it is the thing of the future.”
Van Gogh's Evolving Self-Portraits
His work became more and more influenced by the Impressionism movement.