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If you’re going to make artist plushies, you better make sure they’re as realistic as possible. That means giving Frida Kahlo her iconic monobrow, Salvador Dali his iconic mustache (and dilated pupils, no doubt), and Vincent Van Gogh, well, a detachable ear.
Redditor nocturnalvoice found this too-cute Van Gogh plush toy while visiting a museum. And not only does the doll come with a detachable ear (to give to somebody you love), but also a grimace – because Vincent was a tortured genius and this is what he looked like all the time.
While the story goes that Van Gogh chopped off his own ear one evening, some historians believe his friend Paul Gauguin lopped off his ear with a sword.
The reason the true story never got out? Because the two men made …