Famous Lives: Vincent van Gogh by Anna Claybourne
When he was working, Vincent was unknown, and he sold only a handful of paintings. At the beginning of the 21st century however, he is one of the world's most popular artists, and his paintings regularly sell for many millions of pounds. This title charts Vincent's life, looking at the work he did before becoming an artist, the many different places in which he lived, the relationship he had with his family, and his work as an artist. It also describes the struggles he had, coping with poverty and mental illness.