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Van Gogh in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence (locations related to his life and work)

Van Gogh in Saint-Remy-de-Provence

Vincent van Gogh spent a year at the asylum in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. Although it was a time when he struggled with his mental illness, he created some beautiful paintings inspired by nature in a garden and around the hospital. I’ve spent two days in this French town and looked for some places related to Vincent’s life. Van Gogh in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence Van Gogh came to Saint-Rémy-de-Provence in May 1889, after living for the last year in Arles. After being treated at the mental hospital there, and after the citizens of Arles signed a petition in which they asked him to leave the…

Van Gogh in Arles (locations related to his life and work)

Van Gogh in Arles

After living in Paris for two years, Vincent van Gogh moved to the very south of France, in his search for the light and the brighter colours. He has spent a year there and that’s where he has found his own unique style. It’s also where some of his most famous paintings were created. There are many locations related to life and work of Van Gogh in Arles, that could still be seen today. I’ve spent two days there and have looked for some of them. Van Gogh in Arles I’ve boarded a train in Paris early in a morning…

Van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise (locations related to his life and work)

Van Gogh in Auvers sur Oise

Auvers-sur-Oise is one of my favourite places related to life and work of Vincent van Gogh. It’s a village where he lived during the last two months of his life. He painted around 80 paintings during that time. However, that’s also a place where he died and is buried today. There are so many locations related to Van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise, anyone in love with his work, should definitely visit it. Van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise After a year at the asylum in Saint-Remy, Vincent left it and went to Paris to visit his brother Theo and his family. He stayed…