Fifteen Sunflowers

Today is the anniversary of the death of the artist Vincent Van Gogh.
After shooting himself in the stomach, Vincent managed to get back to his home and live for two additional days before dying beside a stack of his sunflower canvases.
In March of 1987, his painting titled Vase with Fifteen Sunflowers was sold by Sotheby's in London for $39.85 million, more than three times the highest price ever paid at the time for a painting at auction.
 


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Vincent Van Gogh
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