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Musée Réattu
Arles, France

  • February 21, 1888 - February 24, 1888

During his first week in Arles, Vincent mentioned the Musée Réattu in a letter. He was not terribly impressed with the museum, which was named for the Arles-born painter Jacques Réattu (1760–1830):

“The women really are beautiful here, it’s no joke — on the other hand, the Arles museum is dreadful and a joke” 

literature

Marije Vellekoop, Roelie Zwikker
Vincent van Gogh, tekeningen, deel 4: Arles, Saint-Rémy, Auvers-sur-Oise
Amsterdam, 2007

 
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