Presentation on theme: "Vincent van Gogh as “Da Man” . Van Goghat19 years of age Van Gogh at 19 years of age Vincent van Gogh Vincent van Gogh completed thousands of sketches."— Presentation transcript:
. Van Goghat19 years of age Van Gogh at 19 years of age Vincent van Gogh Vincent van Gogh completed thousands of sketches and oil paintings. He sold only one, four months before his death, for 400 francs (about $100 dollars). He lived for 37 years before he shot himself in the chest in a wheat field and died in 1890.
“The Red Vineyard” Here is van Gogh’s “The Red Vineyard”, which sold for about $100.
I n 1987, how much was paid for one of his“Sunflowers” paintings? $39.9 M
In 1990, this painting was sold to a Japanese investor for? $82.5 M In 1987, his Irises sold for? $53.9 M
. Kee Vincent’s first cousin, “Kee”, who rejected his advances. cut Self portrait after Vincent cut off his ear lobe with a razor blade in a state of fury. He wrapped the ear lobe in a newspaper & gave it to a female friend in a brothel.
$71.5 million “Little Vincent” [age 13] So – during Vincent’s “big life, there was “big supply but no demand.” Or in other words, after his death he “ da man. ” became “ da man. ” But – after his death, “big demand there was “big demand but small supply.”