Vincent Van Gogh was a Dutch post-Impressionist painter during the 20th century. His paintings include portraits, self portraits, wheat fields, landscapes and sunflowers. Vincent found inspiration from other artists such as Claude Monet. Most of his paintings are landscape, dominated by tints of blue, green or typically yellow. Many of his paintings also have an accent, typically red or lily/lilac. Van Gogh had a difficult, lonley life, and found a world of peace in his paintings.