The life story of Vincent Van Gogh presented through the medium of his paintings. Mentions his early years as a preacher among miners in the Borinage, his resolution to abandon preaching in favour of painting, the period in Paris when he won the respect and admiration of artists, the flight to Province and finally his madness and eventual death. Mentions the chief influences on the development of Van Gogh’s distinctive technique. Narrated by Jim Barrett.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)