Vincent Willem van Gogh, 30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890) was a Dutch post impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art. In just over a decade he created about 2,100 artworks, including around 860 oil paintings, most of them in the last two years of his life in France, where he died.
They include landscapes, still lifes, portrai and self-portraits and are characterised by bold colours and dramatic, impulsive and expressive brushwork that contributed to the foundations of modern art. His suicide at 37 followed after years of mental illness and poverty.
There are many Van Gogh musea around the world. Amsterdam has one of course since Van Gogh was Dutch.