Blue-eyed boy in famous photo is not Vincent van Gogh

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Portrait believed for 50 years to be of the artist aged 13 is of his brother Theo, says museum

A photograph believed for more than 50 years to have been a portrait of a 13-year-old Vincent van Gogh is actually one of his brother Theo, aged 15.

The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam on Thursday revealed the results of research into a photograph that has appeared in countless books and catalogues, always billed as the earliest known photograph of Van Gogh.

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