VINCENT VAN GOGH — 131 years ago he died … on this day 29 July …

On this day 131 years ago, Vincent, lying dying in the arms of his brother, Theo, was penniless. Today many have become billionaires out of him, and many will continue to do so. In pain, Theo holding him, he said: I want to die like this. Indeed he did. Theo too was at the end […]

Auvers-sur-Oise cemetery where Vincent van Gogh lies buried (cc Marilyn Z. Tomlins)

On this day 131 years ago, Vincent, lying dying in the arms of his brother, Theo, was penniless.

Today many have become billionaires out of him, and many will continue to do so.

Auvers-sur-Oise remembering him (cc Marilyn Z. Tomlins)

In pain, Theo holding him, he said: I want to die like this.

Indeed he did.

Theo too was at the end of his life: he died on January 25 of the following year which was not quite 6 months later. I won’t go into it here why he had died.

Vincent and Theo’s grave in Auvers-sur-Oise cemetery (cc Marilyn Z. Tomlins)

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