Van Gogh’s letters on line
The newest edition of the letters of Vincent van Gogh—all 902 of them!—can now be found online, at a site that offers an amazing depth of information about the artist, his times, his influences, and his inspirations. The letters are provided in the original language, with translations and annotations, and shown in facsimile. Background information and access to visuals appear at the click of a mouse. The letters are organized by period, correspondents, place, and those having sketches. Explanatory material investigates Van Gogh as a letter writer, his correspondents, biographical and historical context, and publication history.
What a marvelous opportunity to get to know this great artist—up close, and in his own words!