The Only Painting Dutch Artist Vincent van Gogh Sold, the Price Point and Sale Date of van Gogh’s Only Paid Work, van Gogh Gifting His Severed Ear to a Sex Worker, and van Gogh Nearly Perishing After Severing His Ear

Vincent van Gogh sold only one painting, entitled "the red vineyard" during the course of his life. van Gogh sold it to a Belgium art collector for 400 Belgian Franc's in 1890, shortly before his death in 1896, which equates to $1000.00 as of 2015 when accounting for inflation. After severing his ear, van Gogh gifted the ear to a sex worker. van Gogh almost bled to death, had the police not found him, the morning after the incident...


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