Mystery Illustration 69

This illustration allegedly depicts a world-famous artist and his path of mad creativity. Who can it be?

The answer is here (page 13).

And after the jump.
     Posted By: Paul - Wed Mar 07, 2018
     Category: Art | Mental Health and Insanity

I was going to guess "All of them"
Posted by crc in idaho on 03/07/18 at 07:28 AM
Too easy -- holding a razor.
Posted by Virtual in Carnate on 03/07/18 at 09:08 AM
I've been to a few of the spots where Van Gogh (or Gough) lived around Saint Remy de Provence and Arles. I came across a field along the road that had a walking exhibit where there were posted, as near as could be determined, places where he set up and painted the countryside. A copy of the painting was set up for you to compare the countryside against - very enlightening.

As for choosing insanity, who would that? I have enough voices in my head without choosing one that takes me down that path.
Posted by KDP in Madill, OK on 03/07/18 at 03:51 PM
"I've wrestled with reality for 35 years, Doctor, and I'm happy to state I finally won out over it." -- Elwood P. Dowd
Posted by Phideaux in in his own little world on 03/07/18 at 09:13 PM
The amount of nonsense English and American writers have written about Vincent van Gogh (and yes, KDP, it is Van Gogh, not Gough, and we're no more surprised none of you can properly pronounce it any more than you expect us to properly pronounce ffarquhart or Aoibhe) is astounding. It's almost as if for some psycho-subjournalistic reason they need him to have been a complete maniac.
Posted by Richard Bos in The Netherlands on 03/10/18 at 04:42 AM

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