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Art Quiz
The questions start off easy and get harder as they progress.
This weeks quiz questions are all on the artist Van Gogh.

Good Luck! You'll need it!


1. What is the title of this painting?

Starry Night
The Dark Tower
A Night to Remember
Oh What a Night


2. Where it is on display?

Louvre, Paris
London Museum
Van Gogh Museum
The Museum of Modern Art, New York

3. Where was Van Gogh born?
Germany
Holland
Belgium
France

4. Van Gogh has a the distinction of having both the most expensive
painting and drawing sold at auction. What was the title of the painting?

Portrait of Dr. Gachet
Sunflowers
The Potato Eaters
The Red Vineyard

5. How much was it sold for?

20 million
42 million
82.5 million
105 million

6. Van Gogh was a prolific painter. How many paintings did he paint in his lifetime?

155
270
531
873

7. How did Van Gogh die?

Old age (natural causes)
Pneumonia
Heart attack
Suicide

8. In what year was Cezanne born and what year did he die?

Born 1652; Died 1719
Born 1762; Died 1829
Born 1839; Died 1890
Born 1859; Died 1916

9. Why did Van Gogh cut off his ear?

To show his love for a woman
Epileptic seizure
Due to an ear ache
None of the above

10. Van Gogh was famous for his blue period, but what color was
associated with his early work?
Black
Red
Yellow
Green

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(Various sources. For educational purposes only.)

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