„THE ONLY TIME I FEEL ALIVE IS WHEN I AM PAINTING“– Vincent Van Gogh.
Van Gogh was born in 1853 in Netherlands and grew up in Holland. He was raised in a religious family and his father was a minister. After ending up of his school, he started to work as an art dealer with one of his uncle, learning the trade in Holland and working in France & England. At initial stage he was successful and happy with his work, but later he lost interest in art trade especially in Paris and returned home. He then began to study theology, he was intelligent, able to speak multiple languages but failed to clear a couple of exams. Afterwards, he worked a a missionary in a coal mining community, during this period he started taking interest in those around him, this was the beginning of his career as an artist.