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Blommers' studio
The Hague, The Netherlands

  • March 24, 1882 - September 11, 1883

The artist Bernardus Johannes Blommers (1845–1914) visited Vincent at his studio on Schenkweg in April 1882 to discuss the possibility of Vincent’s giving a lecture at the artists' society Pulchri Studio on his collection of magazine illustrations from The Graphic. The lecture never took place, however. Vincent also visited Blommers in his studio at Spui 58. It is likely that he also visited Blommers when the latter lived at Van Stolkweg 17, given that Vincent’s friend Théophile de Bock (1851–1904), with whom he stored his painting supplies when working in Scheveningen, lived so close by (at Van Stolkweg 20). Vincent never wrote about any such visits, however, so it is unknown whether they took place.

literature

Teun Berserik and Feico Hoekstra
Vincent van Gogh: de vroege jaren 

Amsterdam, 2012

F. Leeman and J. Sillevis
De Haagse School en de jonge Van Gogh

Zwolle, 2005

In de voetsporen van Van Gogh
Wandeling bij De Haagse School en de jonge Van Gogh
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, 2005

Michiel van der Mast and Charles Dumas
Van Gogh en Den Haag

Zwolle, 1990

Jan Meyers
De jonge Vincent: jaren van vervoering en vernedering

Amsterdam, 1989

 
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