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Van Gogh Oil Paintings
Vincent Van Gogh was born on 30 March 1853, death on 29 July 1890, was a Dutch Post-Impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art. Van Gogh’s art became astoundingly popular after his death, especially in the late 20th century, when his work sold for record-breaking sums at auctions around the world and was featured in blockbuster touring exhibitions. His artistic career was extremely short, lasting only the 10 years from 1880 to 1890, in just over a decade he created about 2,100 artworks, including around 860 oil paintings, most of them in the last two years of his life. His suicide at 37 followed years of mental illness and poverty.