Anyone wishing to study the work of Vincent van Gogh or tread in his footsteps as a tourist cannot ignore Brabant. Van Gogh was not only was he born and raised in Brabant, he later made a deliberate choice to work on his career as a drawer and painter in rural Brabant. The way things turned out he lived there for half his life. For the artist who had intended to become a genuine peasant farmer, the countryside of his carefree childhood offered plenty of things to interest him. Among the farmworkers he found the motivation to study his models, their houses and the land on which they worked.
Various locations are witness to the life and work of this famous artist.
You can discover the Brabant biography of Vincent van Gogh by starting the journey.
Start Vincent's journey of life
Vincent's life in iPad-game 'Explore Vincent'
The iPad app about Vincent van Gogh's turbulent life. Animations, games and many historical facts tell the story about the life and works of the world-famous painter.
Cycle through Vincent's homeland
In Eindhoven, in an area that Vincent van Gogh represented in his paintings, you can find this unique cycle path inspired by Vincent van Gogh's painting The Starry Night.