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New book says van Gogh’s death was no suicide

Did Vincent van Gogh, one of the world’s greatest artists despite having sold just one painting in his short and tortured lifetime, commit suicide in 1890 in a wheat field in northern France? Two American authors are now challenging the theory that the enigmatic post-Impressionist killed himself aged 37, saying…

Van Gogh’s ‘self-portrait’ actually his brother: study

THE HAGUE — Art researchers at Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum said Tuesday they have “discovered” a work by Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh — long thought to have been a self-portrait — was in fact a picture of his younger brother Theo. “According to current opinion, Vincent van Gogh never…

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