In March,30th, 1853 Vincent Van Gogh was born. Vincent made beautiful pictues. But he also started to go insane.
When he was 15 he already quit school and in 1869 he went to England. He then became a art dealer for th Goupil
& Cie. When he became unhappy (seven years later) He tried being a catholic school teacher, but then he just went job
to job. He lived all around Europe at the time in numerous cities. Then in 1880 he decided to go to Brussels to learn art,
and in the next ten years he made 872 paintings! Even though Vincent Van Gogh
is famous today he was not when he was alive. In fact he only sold one of his paintings, The red vinyard at Arles, during
his lifetime. He was also ver poor always spending money on art supplies instead of food.
He often had great deppression wich is what led him to insanity. He was once put into the asylum for cutting
off his own ear, it is said that he actually did so just for his portrait. And during one time at a asylum he painted Starry
Starry Night. Saddly on July 1890 Vincent shot himself in the chest. A few days later he died with his brother on his
The reason I like Van Gogh is his paintings are whimsical, yet real. Like his painting starry starry night. It is of a real town, yet the stars are depicted