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Johanna van Gogh-Bonger

Dutch artist

Died when: 62 years 333 days (754 months)
Star Sign: Libra


Johanna van Gogh-Bonger

Johanna (Jo) Gezina van Gogh-Bonger (4 October 1862 – 2 September 1925) was a multilingual Dutch editor and translator of the letters of the van Gogh brothers.

Sister-in-law of the painter Vincent van Gogh, and wife of his brother Theo van Gogh, art dealer.Van Gogh-Bonger became the key player in the growth of Vincent's posthumous fame.

Formerly a largely unknown and marginalized figure, she is the subject of a new, full-length biography by a major Van Gogh scholar Hans Luijten and her life is now a focus in popular culture.

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