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The Letters of Vincent Van Gogh

The pleasure of reading an artist’s correspondence

Self-portrait with grey felt hat (1887) by Vincent Van Gogh. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam. Source Wikimedia Commons

I believe it is the destiny of any student of art, sooner or later, to find themselves reading the letters of Vincent Van Gogh, those he wrote to his brother Theo for all the years of his adult life.

Van Gogh is so well-known that many will try to avoid these letters, perhaps thinking that there is…

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