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He July 29, 1890 died in the French town of Auvers sur Oise the dutch painter Vincent van Gogh, who allegedly shot himself in the nearby wheat fields. A year ago the Lefaucheux revolver with which the artist had committed suicide, found around 1960 by a peasant, went up for auction in the Drouot room in Paris. But there are those who question the theory of suicide by Van Gogh. In 2011, a monumental biography of the “crazy man with red hair”, written by Steven Naifeh y Gregory White Smith, who defend that Van Gogh did not kill himself, but died by accidental shooting. The authors point to René and Gaston Secrétan, two

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