Theo van Gogh (art dealer)

Dutch art dealer (1857–1891)

Theodorus "Theo" van Gogh[1] (Dutch pronunciation: [teːjoːˈdoːrɵs ˈteːjoː vɑŋ ˈɣɔx];[2] 1 May 1857 – 25 January 1891) was a Dutch art dealer, and is best known for being his brother Vincent's financial and emotional support.

Theo van Gogh
Theo van Gogh (1888).jpg
Theo van Gogh in 1888
Theodorus van Gogh[1]

(1857-05-01)1 May 1857
Died25 January 1891(1891-01-25) (aged 33)
Utrecht, Netherlands
Cause of deathDementia paralytica
OccupationArt dealer
Known forCorrespondence with his brother Vincent van Gogh
Johanna Bonger
(m. 1889)
ChildrenVincent Willem van Gogh


  1. 1.0 1.1 Naifeh, Steven and Gregory White Smith. Van Gogh: the Life, p.23 New York: Random House (2011); ISBN 978-0-375-50748-9
  2. In isolation, van is pronounced [vɑn].