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Gauguin’s Painting of Vincent van Gogh

In February of 1888, Post-Impressionist artist Vincent van Gogh rented rooms in a small yellow house on the Place Lamartine in the provincial town of Arles in Southern France. It was Van Gogh’s dream to start a Studio of the South, a colony where artists would be able to work in collaboration. In a letter to his brother, Theo, in early May, after becoming situated in the Yellow House, Van Gogh expressed an interest to have someone join him in the studio, perhaps friend and fellow artist, Paul Gauguin. Gauguin was open to the idea though it took him some time to finally arrive, which raised the anxiety level of …..

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