[Postcard, written in English]
Today I sent you by post 1 drawing, “A Root in a dry
ground.” Just let me know what you think
of it. “The Roots” is very similar to this one, but
I cannot send that one, neither “Sorrow” in this
manner on a roller, the drawings being mounted on cardboard.
But the paper has been slightly damaged in 2 or 3 places, as
I worked through it; please have this seen to at once, else it
might get worse. I think it wants a grey mount. Good bye, I
hope to hear from you at your earliest convenience.
At this time, Vincent was 29 year old
Vincent van Gogh. Letter to Theo van Gogh. Written 2 May 1882 in The Hague. Translated by Mrs. Johanna van Gogh-Bonger, edited by Robert Harrison, number 196.
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