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Van Gogh [electronic resource] : the life / Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith.

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  • ISBN: 9781588360472 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1588360474 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource : ill. (some col.)
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, 2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue: A fanatic heart -- The early years, 1853-1880 -- Dams and dikes -- An outpost on the heath -- A strange boy -- God and money -- The road to Rijswijk -- The exile -- Imitation of Christ -- Pilgrim's progress -- O Jerusalem, O Zundert -- Head to the wind -- "Dat is het" -- The black country -- The land of pictures -- The Dutch years, 1880-1886 -- Hearts of ice -- Aimer encore -- A draftsman's fist -- My little window -- Orphan man -- Jacob and Esau -- Castles in the air -- The prisoner -- La joie de vivre -- The waternix -- A grain of madness -- In one rush -- Lost illusions --The French years, 1886-1890 -- Against the grain -- The Zemganno brothers -- Catch and release -- A mercenary frenzy -- Le paradou -- The sunflower and the oleander -- The poet's garden -- Imaginary savage -- La lutte -- The stranger -- Two roads -- The real south -- Starry night -- The isolated one -- "A degenerate child" -- The garden and the wheat field -- Illusions fade; the sublime remains -- Ici repose -- Appendix. A note on Vincent's fatal wounding.
Summary, etc.: Draws on newly available primary sources to present an in-depth, accessible profile that offers revisionist assessments of the influential artist's turbulent life and genius works.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Gogh, Vincent van, 1853-1890.
Gogh, Vincent van, 1853-1890 > Psychology.
Artists > Netherlands > Biography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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