The Mystery of Van Gogh’s Death

By Susan L Stewart “Wheatfield with Crows”, 1890   We all know the story that Vincent van Gogh went out to the wheatfields, painted “Wheatfield with Crows,” (he actually painted several “Wheatfield with Crows”) then picked up a gun and shot himself in the abdomen. He died two days later in the arms of Theo (pronounced Tay-O), his dearest friend, …