Gun That Vincent Van Gogh "Shot Himself With" Goes Under Hammer In Paris
Thursday, June 20, 2019, 7:31 AM
The revolver with which Vincent van Gogh is believed to have shot himself sold for 162,500-euros($182,000) 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. The Dutch artist had borrowed the gun from the owner of the inn.