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Musée Lapidaire
Arles, France

  • February 21, 1888 - February 24, 1888

In his first week in Arles, Vincent visited the Musée Lapidaire, a museum of antiquities. According to a nineteenth-century travel guide, it was known for its collection of ancient Christian marble sarcophagi from the Alyscamps.

After mentioning his visit in a letter, Vincent did not refer to the museum again. 


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

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