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Vincent van Gogh

Vincent Willem van Gogh was a post-impressionist painter from the Netherlands. Born on the 30th of March 1853 in Zundert (Netherlands). One of Vincent's most known art piece was 'The Starry Night' which costs over £80,000,000.00 in price. Unfortunately, after his tempers flared with Paul Gauguin, Van Gogh's illness revealed itself; he suffered attacks and lost consciousness, in this attack, he used a knife which he eventually used to cut off his ear. Vincent van Gogh died on the 29th of July 1890.

Find out more here: https://www.vangoghgallery.com/misc/biography.html

Leonardo da Vinci

Da Vinci is another very famous artist, born on 15th of April 1452 Anchiano (Italy). Leonardo is known for his amazing portrait of 'Mona Lisa'. Mona Lisa was a lady in real life who went under the name of Lisa Gherardini. The price of the Mona Lisa was received in 1962 but, if you account for the inflation she is worth over 700,000,000.00 pounds sterling in today's currency. Sadly he died on the 2 May 1519.

Find out more here: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Leonardo-da-Vinci

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  • tom Tom @ the BNC
    15 Jun 2020

    Thank you telling us about these, active_sheep. It's always good to add a question to a post so it can start a discussion. What question, related to this, could you ask everyone?

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      Tom @ the BNC's comment 15 Jun 2020

      My question: Do you think that the prices of art pieces are too expensive and should be a lower price? Or do you think they should be higher in price and cost more?

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