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Lesson Plans

Van Gogh- again!

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Mon, 5 Oct 1998 20:25:51 EDT

I was glad to read the post on Van Gogh and Meniere's disease. I had read that
as well- and also that Van Gogh had a habit of putting his oiled brushes into
his mouth to get the point just right. This creates speculation that he was
slowly lead-poisoning himself and perhaps creating or adding to his own
depression/madness or at least worsening the tinnitus in his ear.....
interesting, I think to consider the role his work played in his madness.