Letters from Vincent

The personal letters of Vincent van Gogh, on show at the Royal Academy with the works they discuss
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Vincent Van Gogh, Pollard Willow (July 1882)

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Vincent Van Gogh, Self-portrait as an Artist (January 1888)

3 / 8 Vincent Van Gogh, Self-portrait as an Artist (January 1888)

Vincent Van Gogh, The Yellow House (September 1888)

4 / 8 Vincent Van Gogh, The Yellow House (September 1888)

Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Gauguin's Armchair (December 1888)

5 / 8 Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Gauguin's Armchair (December 1888)

Vincent Van Gogh, Still-life around a Plate of Onions (early January 1889)

6 / 8 Vincent Van Gogh, Still-life around a Plate of Onions (early January 1889)

Vincent Van Gogh, Letter with Sketch, Cypresses  (25 June 1889)

7 / 8 Vincent Van Gogh, Letter with Sketch, Cypresses (25 June 1889)

Vincent Van Gogh, Cypresses (June 1889)

8 / 8 Vincent Van Gogh, Cypresses (June 1889)


Highlights from the remarkable and revealing exhibition at the Royal Academy, London, provide an opportunity to engage with the man behind the artistic genius.  

Personal letters Van Gogh wrote to his brother Theo - often illustrated with sketches of the picture he was working on - are next to the actual paintings he discusses in the them.


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