Vincent Van Gogh

Learn about one of the world’s favourite painters – Vincent van Gogh - in this new and unique biography series, which depicts the story of an artist’s life through their own masterworks. Simple texts are accompanied by illustrations featuring iconic artworks throughout, bringing each artist’s story – and work – to life!


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A beautifully told art story for children, looking at  Vincent van Gogh's life through his masterpieces. Accompanied by stunning original illustrations from Edith Carron. 

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Vincent van Gogh was born in the Netherlands and today is one of the world's best-loved painters. But during his lifetime, Van Gogh struggled to find fame and fortune through his art, making very little money from his paintings, which now sell for millions of dollars. This book tells the story of Van Gogh's life through his own artworks, and shows how he came to create some of the most famous paintings in the world, including the Sunflowers and Starry Night. Learn about the importance of brotherly love, his struggle to find the right path and the lasting impact he had on the history of art in this book that brings his work to life. 
A Van Gogh masterpiece is featured on every spread. This art story also includes a closer look at 10 of Van Gogh's masterpieces at the back.

'A thoughtful and colourful biography' - Kirkus

Additional information

Weight 452 g
Dimensions 264 × 215 × 10 mm


Wide Eyed Editions


Wide Eyed Editions




32 unnumbered




759.9492 (edition:23)


Children – juvenile / Code: J