Charlotte Cronje

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The brothers - Vincent and Theo Van Gogh as young men. Theo, who is one of unquestioned saints of the art world, completely supported Vincent financially for about the last five or six years of his life. In exchange, Vincent sent him his paintings, which he was firmly convinced would have value some day, despite the fact that they didn’t sell at all, despite Theo’s efforts.

The brothers Vincent (left) and Theo (right) Van Gogh as young men. Theo supported Vincent who didn't manage to sell paintings. Leo gave us Vincent. Their letters are published.

10 facts you should know about Vincent Van Gogh

During one of his seizures, Van Gogh attempted to attack his friend Paul Gauguin with an open razor. This ultimately resulted in the Vincent cutting off a piece of his own ear – but not the whole ear as is often rumored.