Vincent van Gogh is a Dutch painter who was born on March 30, 1853 in Zundert, in the south of the Netherlands.  He died in Auvers-sur-Oise, France on July 29, 1890. He is termed an impressionist, but his painting presaged fauvism and expressionism. Vincent van Gogh has left to the world 850 paintings and nearly 1,300 works on paper.

Van Gogh, a European before his time

Vincent van Gogh experienced a traveling life by voyaging throughout the Netherlands, Belgium and France.  He left many traces in the many sites and museums one can visit: le musée Van Gogh d'Amsterdam, la maison Van Gogh de Drenthe, le Kröller-Müller Museum à Otterlo, la Maison Van Gogh de Zundert, l'Eglise Van Gogh d'Etten-Leur, le Van Gogh Village de Nuenen, le musée du Brabant-Septentrional, l'école publique Willem II de Tilburg, la Maison Van Gogh de Cuesmes, la Maison Van Gogh de Wasmes, la Maison de Van Gogh à Auvers-sur-Oise, la tombe de Vincent et Théo à Auvers-sur-Oise, le musée d'Orsay à Paris, la Fondation Vincent Van Gogh à Arles, le musée Estrine à Saint-Rémy de Provence et l'hôpital Saint-Paul-de-Mausole à Saint-Rémy-de-Provence.

These sites tell the store of the artist’s life, and witness his blossoming.  This little boy from Zundert became one of the greatest artists who brought a new direction to the history of art.
Discover the different periods of his life with some significant dates or through where the painter lived:  Brabant, le Borinage, Drenthe, Paris, Arles, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Auvers-sur-Oise.