WONDER #2398: Who Was Vincent van Gogh?

Question 1 of 3

Vincent van Gogh was one of the best known painters of _______________________.

  1. Post-Impressionism
  2. Pointillism
  3. Impressionism
  4. 20th-Century

Question 2 of 3

Which is the BEST evidence that van Gogh was not a famous artist during his lifetime?

  1. “Today, van Gogh’s paintings are some of the most well-known in the world.”
  2. “He’s one of the best-known painters of Post-Impressionism. ”
  3. “Eventually, van Gogh’s hard work paid off. ”
  4. “He produced over 1,100 drawings and 900 paintings, only one of which sold while he was still alive.”

Question 3 of 3

What is the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. Vincent van Gogh was the world’s greatest artist.
  2. Vincent van Gogh was a Post-Impressionist painter whose work became famous after his death.
  3. Vincent van Gogh painted “The Starry Night,” “The Bedroom,” and “Irises.”
  4. Vincent van Gogh’s brother, Theo, supported him.

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