REVOLVER VAN GOGH LIKELY USED TO KILL HIMSELF GOES ON AUCTION BLOCK

The Daily Caller | 6/17/2019 | Staff
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A revolver likely used by Vincent van Gogh to commit suicide is set to be auctioned on June 19 in Paris.

Van Gogh reportedly borrowed the gun, a 7 mm Lefaucheux, from the innkeeper he was staying with before walking into a field and shooting himself in the stomach, according to Artnet News.

Artist - Gun - Inn - Injuries - Hours

The artist is said to have discarded the gun after firing it and returned to the inn, where he died from his injuries 36 hours later.

The corroded firearm is being auctioned off by the family of the innkeeper, who received the gun from a farmer who returned it in 1965 after finding it in the same field.

Van - Gogh - Months - Life - North

Van Gogh spent the last few months of his life in 1890 north of Paris in the village of Auvers-sur-Oise.

The gun has never been offered for sale before and is expected to...
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