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Van Gogh in Tilburg, The Netherlands

  • September 3, 1866 - March 19, 1868
Vincent van Gogh lived in Tilburg for about a year and a half, studying at the King William II secondary school and boarding with the Hannik family.

Vincent received extensive drawing lessons at school; today, his old classroom houses the Vincents Tekenlokaal (“Vincent’s Classroom”) museum.

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Locations in


H.F.J.M. Eerenbeemt
De onbekende Vincent van Gogh: leren en tekenen in Tilburg, 1866-1868
Tilburg, 1972

H.F.J.M. Eerenbeemt, Henk Doremalen and Ronald Peeters
Vincent Van Gogh in Tilburg, 1866-1868
Tilburg, 2009

Jan Meyers 
De jonge Vincent: jaren van vervoering en vernedering
Amsterdam, 1989

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