Vincent Van Gogh Quote


Vincent Van Gogh
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Sometimes misattributed to Picasso. Originally from a letter written by Van Gogh to Anthon van Rappard in September 1885
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I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.  - Vincent Van Gogh
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Vincent Van Gogh
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Letter to Theo (October 1882). Paraphrase of: For great things do not done (sic) just happen by impulse but are a succession of small things linked together.
Vincent Van Gogh
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Complete letters: with reproductions of all the drawings in the correspondence (1959 edition)

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Born: March 30, 1853

Died: July 29, 1890 (aged 37)

Nationality: Dutch

Occupation: Artist

Bio: Vincent Willem van Gogh was a Dutch post-Impressionist painter whose work, notable for its rough beauty, emotional honesty and bold color, had a far-reaching influence on 20th-century art. After years of painful anxiety and frequent bouts of mental illness, he died at the age of 37 from a gunshot wound, generally accepted to be self-inflicted.

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