New research suggests Van Gogh 'cut off his entire ear'

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New research suggests Van Gogh 'cut off his entire ear'

#1  Postby DougC » Jul 13, 2016 12:27 am

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Vincent Van Gogh cut off his entire ear rather than just part of it, newly discovered drawings suggest.
The sketches were drawn by Dr Felix Rey, the physician who treated Van Gogh's wounds in 1888, and discovered in a Californian archive.
The drawings depict the artist's ear both before and after the self-inflicted injury, and show he sliced almost his entire ear off.
Previous claims suggested he had only cut off his earlobe or part of his ear.


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