Vincent van Gogh was born more than 150 years ago (1853) in the Netherlands. He had many jobs, such as working in an art gallery, as a teacher, in a bookstore and as a preacher. Then, around 1880, Theo his brother, suggested he become a full time artist.
When he painted, Vincent liked to play with light and use loose brush strokes. He liked dark tones.
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Teacher: Laurence Holmes
TA: Emma Steaman
Artist: Vincent Van Gogh