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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • May 14, 1877 - July 5, 1878

Vincent van Gogh regularly attended services at the Zuiderkerk. These included one on Whit Sunday, 20 May 1877, just after he had arrived in Amsterdam. Vincent’s Uncle Stricker gave a sermon on the descent of the Holy Ghost, which Vincent described as

“A very beautiful, warm address from the heart.”  Read the complete letter

Vincent also liked to walk in the neighbourhood around the church. 


Reindert Groot, Teio Meedendorp
Vincent van Gogh over Amsterdam, een stadswandeling rond 1880
Bussum, 2003

Lekker wandelen in Amsterdam, Van Kattenburg tot Begijnhof, Met Vincent van Gogh door Amsterdam
VVV Amsterdam

Reindert Groot, Sjoerd de Vries
Vincent van Gogh in Amsterdam
Amsterdam, 1990

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