Dear Theo: The Autobiography of Vincent Van Gogh

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Plume, Sep 1, 1995 - Art - 480 pages
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Van Gogh's brother Theo was his confidant and companion, and, in his letters to him, Van Gogh reveals himself as artist and man. Even more than if he had purposely intended to tell his life story, Van Gogh's letters lay bare his deepest feelings, as well as his everyday concerns and his views of the world of art.

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While in Toledo, Ohio I had the chance to visit a unique exhibition of works by VanGogh. Using the theme of "Fields" the special exhibit provided a rich view of the work of this interesting ... Read full review

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June 1873December 1881
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December 1881September 1883
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September 1883March 1886
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Irving Stone was born in San Francisco on July 14, 1903. He wrote several books in a genre that he coined the “biographical novel,” which recounted the lives of well-known historical figures. In these novels, Stone interspersed biography with fictional narrative on the psychology and private lives of his subjects. He also wrote biographies of Clarence Darrow and Earl Warren, and short biographies of men who lost presidential elections. He died on August 26, 1989.

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