15 July 1889 – a Monday

I hope you find peace.
We are weaker than peasants —
Studied irises 1

© rl busséll 2019 – All rights reserved


Background image: Blossoming Almond Tree by Vincent van Gogh, Oil on Canvas, Saint-Rémy, France: February, 1890, Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  1. I imagine that you’ll be very absorbed by thoughts of the child to come…The fact that one takes on a kind of second nature in Paris, that moreover preoccupations with business and art make one less strong than the peasants, doesn’t prevent one, through the bonds of having wife and child, from reattaching oneself all the same to that simpler and truer nature whose ideal sometimes haunts us. Letter 789

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