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Van Gogh : the Life /

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.

Main Author: Naifeh, Steven W., 1952-
Other Authors: Smith, Gregory White.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Random House, 2011
Edition: First Edition.
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245 1 0 |a Van Gogh :  |b the Life /  |c Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith. 
250 |a First Edition. 
260 |a New York :  |b Random House,  |c 2011, ©2011. 
300 |a xiii, 953 pages :  |b illustrations (some color) ;  |c 24 cm 
336 |a text  |2 rdacontent 
337 |a unmediated  |2 rdamedia 
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (pages [895]-918) and index. 
505 0 |a 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. 
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