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Van Gogh’s Ear Actually Cut Off by Gauguin?

May 6, 2009

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Was Van Gogh’s ear actually cut off by friend Gauguin with a sword? A new theory has recently been suggested by art experts in Hamburg suggesting Van Gogh’s close friend, painter Paul Gauguin hacked off his ear with a sword used for fencing one fateful night in December during an argument. The Telegraph in the UK reports here. Absolutely worth a read!

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