Br. 1990: 690 | CL: 542 From: Vincent van Gogh To: Theo van Gogh Date: Arles, Sunday, 23 or Monday, 24 September 1888
Looking at Van Gogh's 1888 paintings when he was in Provence helps me to imagine him thinking about Tolstoy. In that way his writing and paintings bring history to life. (Follow the header link to read more of this letter as well as other letters.)
|CAFE TERRACE AT NIGHT (1888)|
|STARLIGHT OVER THE RHONE NEAR ARLES (1888)|
Finally, seeing Paul Gauguin's perception of Van Gogh painting sunflowers brings the entire 1888 atmosphere to light.
|VAN GOGH PAINTING SUNFLOWERS -PAUL GAUGAIN|