Printed: June 18, 2020 10:40:37 pm
Based on a report in The Guardian, Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam has purchased a letter written by Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin, two of essentially the most celebrated artists of the 19th century. Allegedly, the value paid for it’s €210,600 (£189,000). The identical report particulars that the letter consists of the painters’ experiences whereas they lived collectively in Arles, Provence.
Despite the fact that the explanation behind Gogh chopping off his ear just isn’t recognized, many reviews counsel that he did it after a feud with Gauguin.
The report information it as the one letter by Gogh that he apparently co-wrote with one other artist. “Now one thing that may curiosity you – we’ve made some excursions within the brothels, and it’s seemingly that we’ll finally go there usually to work. For the time being Gauguin has a canvas in progress of the identical night time cafe that I additionally painted, however with figures seen within the brothels. It guarantees to develop into an exquisite factor.”
“I declare I don’t perceive why I don’t do determine research, whereas theoretically it’s generally so troublesome for me to think about the portray of the long run as something apart from a brand new sequence of highly effective portraitists, easy and understandable to the entire of most people. Anyway, maybe I’ll quickly get all the way down to doing brothels,” he added.
The four-page letter, all in French, might be a part of an exhibition on the Van Gogh Museum. It would function in October and might be titled, Your loving Vincent: Van Gogh’s Best Letters.
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