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Someone just paid R2.6m for the gun ‘that ended Vincent van Gogh’s life’

20 June 2019 – 11:06
BY AFP RELAXNEWS
The revolver with which famed artist Vincent van Gogh is believed to have shot himself sold for $182k (about R2.6m) at a Paris auction on Wednesday — nearly three times the estimate.

Billed as “the most famous weapon in the history of art”, the rusty 7mm Lefaucheux revolver was bought by a private collector with a telephone bid.

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