March 30 1853 – Painter Vincent van Gogh is Born

March 30 1853 – Painter Vincent van Gogh is BornRate this post *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons In the tiny town of Groot-Zundert near the southern coast of the Netherlands, one of the most tragic figures in the history of art was born on March 30, 1853. Vincent van Gogh, a post-Impressionist painter famous for striking and brightly-colored compositions, lived a brief but influential life — a fact made all the more impressive considering his relative anonymity at the time of his death at the age of 37. When he entered the world, van Gogh became part of a family among the minority in the region surrounding his home town. His […]