Vincent Willem van Gogh
Vincent van Gogh cuts off the lower part of his left ear, takes it to a brothel, and gives it to a prostitute named Rachel.
A showing of 71 Vincent van Gogh paintings in Paris, 11 years after his death, creates a sensation.
Portrait of Doctor Gachet by Vincent van Gogh is sold for a record $82.5 million, the most expensive painting at the time.
Vincent van Gogh's Portrait of the Artist Without Beard sells at auction for US$71.5 million.