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It’s common knowledge that Vincent van Gogh cut off his ear, but what scholars are still trying to piece together is why the Dutch artist was driven to such a desperate act and whether he was the one who actually did it.
This week, we look into the theory that fellow artist Paul Gauguin cut off van Gogh’s ear with a sword, and whether a letter from his brother led to a mental breakdown.
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Source: Who Really Cut Off Van Gogh’s Ear? – Ripley’s Believe It or Notcast Episode 015