Theo van Gogh (art dealer)

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Theo van Gogh
Theo van Gogh in 1888
Theodorus van Gogh[1]

(1857-05-01)1 May 1857
Died25 January 1891(1891-01-25) (aged 33)
Utrecht, Netherlands
Cause of deathDementia paralytica
OccupationArt dealer
Known forCorrespondence with his brother Vincent van Gogh
Johanna Bonger
(m. 1889)
ChildrenVincent Willem van Gogh

Theodorus "Theo" van Gogh[1] (Dutch pronunciation: [teːjoːˈdoːrɵs ˈteːjoː vɑŋ ˈɣɔx];[2] 1 May 1857 – 25 January 1891) was a Dutch art dealer, and is best known for being his brother Vincent's financial and emotional support.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Naifeh, Steven and Gregory White Smith. Van Gogh: the Life, p.23 New York: Random House (2011); ISBN 978-0-375-50748-9
  2. In isolation, van is pronounced [vɑn].