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Nationality/school
Dutch, French
Born
Zundert 1853-03-30
Deceased
Auvers-sur-Oise 1890-07-29
died of a self-inflicted shotgun wound
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
older brother of art dealer and collector Theo van Gogh; nephew of Anton Mauve; nephew of Vincent van Gogh (1866-1911)
See also
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collaboration
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Biographical information
Education
autodidact
mainly self-taught
Académie des Beaux-Arts (Brussel)
enlisted in 1880-1881
Académie Cormon (Parijs)
Active in
  • Tilburg 1866 - 1868
  • Den Haag 1869 - 1873
    Scheen 1981
  • Parijs 1873-05-12 - 1873-05-18
    vangoghroute.nl/frankrijk/parijs/ (2016-07-26)
  • Londen (Engeland) 1873-11 - 1875
  • Parijs 1874-10-26 - 1874-12-25
    vangoghroute.nl/frankrijk/parijs/ (2016-07-26)
  • Parijs 1875-05-14 - 1876-03-31
    Rented a room somewhere in Montmartre, address has not been preserved, shared it with Harry Gladwell (N. Bakker, Van Gogh en Montmartre, Amsterdam 2011, p. 6-7; vangoghroute.nl/frankrijk/parijs/ [2016-07-26])
  • Ramsgate (Kent) 1876-04 - 1876
    worked as a school teacher there (Scheen 1981)
  • Etten-Leur 1876
    Christmas (Scheen 1981)
  • Dordrecht 1877-01 - 1877-04
    Scheen 1981
  • Amsterdam 1877-05-09 - 1878
    since 9 May 1877 (Jacobs 2000); till 1878, evangelical studies (Scheen 1981)
  • Borinage (streek) 1878-11 - 1879
  • Brussel 1880-10 - 1887-04
    Scheen 1981
  • Etten-Leur 1881-04 - 1881-12
  • Den Haag 1881-12 - 1883-09
  • Nuenen (Nuenen, Gerwen en Nederwetten) 1883-12 - 1885-11
  • Antwerpen 1885 - 1886
  • Parijs 1886-02-28 - 1886-06-01
    Rue Laval 25 (historic address, curently: Rue Victor Massé 25). Lived together with his brother Theo van Gogh (Hulsker 1996, p. 223; Bakker 2011, p. 12-13)
  • Parijs 1886-06-01 - 1888-02-19
    Rue Lepic 54. Lived together with his brother Theo van Gogh on the fourth floor (Bakker 2011, p. 12-13, 56 and 78)
  • Arles (Frankrijk) 1888-02-21 - 1889-05
  • Parijs 1889 - 1890
    signaled cite Pigalle 8 (cat. Salon des Independants 1889;1890)
  • Saint-Rémy (Bourgogne) 1889-05 - 1890-05
  • Auvers-sur-Oise 1890-05 - 1890-07
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
still life, flower piece, fruit piece, vegetable still life, book still life, figure, landscape (as genre), cityscape, interiors, portrait, self-portrait, Christian religious scene
Medium/technique
oil paint
Current
Here we mention the current to which an artist belonged. Many currents have not yet been entered, because the content of this field is still under development.
Neo-Impressionism
werd genoemd de meester van het neo-impressionisme
Entered on: 1993-09-20; Modification on: 2018-01-10

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