Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh (7 January 1889) ... the sick that one learns
how to live.
I hope I have just had simply an artist's fit, and then a
lot of fever after very considerable loss of blood, as
an artery was severed; but
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh (c. 15 March 1890) ... try to write, it will come
little by little, the thing is that my head is so bad, without
pain it is true, but altogether stupefied. I must tell you that
there are, as far as I can judge, others who have the same
thing wrong with them that I have, and...
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to his mother (c. 10-14 July 1890) ... brieven, die mij recht veel
genoegen deden. Tegenwoordig voel ik me kalmer dan
verleden jaar en werkelijk de onrust in mijn hoofd
is zoo veel bedaard. Ik heb trouwens wel altijd dat
geloofd dat het terugzien van de omgeving van vroeger
dat zou uitwerken....
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to his mother (c. 10-14 July 1890) ... which gave me a
great deal of pleasure. For the present I am feeling much
calmer than last year, and really the restlessness in my head
has greatly quieted down. In fact, I have always believed that
seeing the surroundings of the old days would have this