Self-Portrait with Pipe, 1886 Vincent van Gogh. "To my mind, that strange, wild man who roamed the fields of Provence was not only the world's greatest artist, but also one of the greatest men who ever lived.
Doctors Examine Vincent Van Gogh -- ‘On the Verge of Insanity: Van Gogh and His Illness,’ a new exhibit in Amsterdam, explores the artist’s symptoms and possible diagnoses. This Image --Vincent van Gogh’s ‘Self-Portrait as a Painter’ -
Lust for Life by Irving Stone -- Wonderful novelized biography of Vincent Van Gogh. Irving Stone based this on the massive set of Van Gogh's "Complete Letters," and evinces Van Gogh's talent and torment convincingly and evocatively.