Gun That May Have Killed Van Gogh Sells at Auction for $145K

Fans of Vincent van Gogh turned up at an auction, but not to buy his art. One of the items up for grabs was the gun he may have used to take his life. In 1890, the Dutch painter was shot in his chest in a village in northern France. The pocket revolver was found in nearby fields in 1960. While it is widely believed that he shot himself, authors of a 2011 biography claim he was shot by a couple of local boys.'s Mara Montalbano has more.