Museum unconvinced by new Van Gogh death theory (AP)

FILE - This June 21, 2011 file photo released by the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands, shows a self-portrait of Vincent van Gogh dated 1887. Experts at the Van Gogh Museum say Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, they remain unconvinced by evidence in a new biography published this week of Vincent Van Gogh by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith that the 19th century Dutch artist was accidentally shot by two teenagers and did not die from self-inflicted wounds. (AP Photo/Van Gogh Museum, File) NO SALES, EDITORIAL USE ONLYAP – Two American authors believe Vincent van Gogh was fatally shot by two teenagers and did not die from self-inflicted wounds, but the new theory won a skeptical reception Monday from experts at the museum dedicated to the 19th century Dutch master.


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