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Van Gogh Quiz Answers

Van Gogh Quiz Answers


May 06, 2009

How did you do on the Van Gogh quiz? These were not very easy questions! Congratulations if you did well. To help you learn more about this most prolific painter, here are the answers to the Van Gogh quiz, Are You a Van Gogh Expert? It is possible that Van Gogh has had an influence on every living artist today.

Quiz Answers

1. Van Gogh was born in the Netherlands.

2. Van Gogh’s real name is Vincent Willem van Gogh.

3. What year was Van Gogh born? 1853

4. Van Gogh’s father was a minister.

5. Van Gogh produced an estimate of 2,000 works.

6. Van Gogh’s central figure in his life was his brother.

7. In his 20s, Van Gogh did not work in a coal mine.

8. In his late 20s, Van Gogh took up art following the suggestion made by his brother.

9. Van Gogh’s first major work was The Potato Eaters.

10. Van Gogh’s work was first exhibited in 1885.

11. Van Gogh was close friends with Paul Guaguin.

12. Van Gogh cut off part of his ear because he fought with a friend.

13. Van Gogh is best known to lead which art movement Expressionism.

14.Van Gogh died at the age of 37.

15. Van Gogh died because he committed suicide.

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