Van Gogh

Events

Van Gogh was Born

March 30, 1853 - Approx. March 30, 1853

The Great Van Gogh was born

Sent to boarding school in Zevenbergen

1864 - 1866

Van Gogh is employed by the Hague gallery

1869 - Approx. July 1869

Van Gogh is transferred to London

1873 - Approx. June 1873

Van Gogh is transferred to Paris

1875 - Approx. January 1, 1875

Van Gogh begins devoting his life to the evangelization of the poor in the town of Borinage, Belgium

1876 - 1880

Van Gogh relocates to Brussels and begins learning the skills needed to become an artist

1880 - 1884

Completion of The Potato Eaters

1885 - April 1885

Van Gogh moves to Paris. Discovers Impressionists and Post Impressionists

1886 - March 1886

Completion of Self Portrait with Straw Hat

1887 - Approx. July 1887

Ends his friendship with Gauguin

1888 - December 1888

Completion of Vincent's Bedroom in Arles

1888 - October 1888

Van Gogh paints the famous sunflower pieces and begins suffering from mental problems

1888

Van Gogh moves to Arles to create a school of art

1888 - Approx. February 1888

Completion of The Café Terrace on the Place du Forum, Arles, at Night

1888 - September 1888

Completion of Starry Night Over the Rhone

1888 - September 1888

Van Gogh cuts off a portion of his ear and commits himself to a mental asylum in Saint Rémy

1888 - December 1888

Completion of Irises

1889 - May 1889

Completion of Starry Night

1889 - June 1889

Leaves the asylum to begin care in Auvers-sur-Oise under Dr. Paul Gachet, who was recommended by Camille Pissarro

1890 - May 1890

incent Van Gogh dies of a self-inflicted gunshot. He was buried on July 30 at Auvers-sur-Oise

1890 - July 29

Completion of Almond Blossom

1890 - February 1890

Van Gogh leaves Saint Rémy and begins contacting his brother Theo

1890 - May 1890