As Theo is going to see you, and as I have a request to make
of you, I am taking advantage of the opportunity to ask you the
Whether you would allow me to come to see your pictures - I
have not seen any pictures for such a long time, and I am
longing to so much that I have decided to let bygones be
bygones in order to ask this of you.
Theo has taken along two small studies of mine - the colour
of both is colder than I think right. I have two others the
same size which are warmer. If you happen to have any old
grooved frames which you have no immediate use for, it would
please me very much to exchange one of these studies for a
Yours truly, Vincent
At this time, Vincent was 28 year old
Vincent van Gogh. Letter to Uncle Cor. Written the year 1881 in Etten. Translated by Mrs. Johanna van Gogh-Bonger, edited by Robert Harrison, number .
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