I just received a letter from home (thank Father for it,
please - I hadn't received the letter when I wrote,) and I see
you intend to leave Breda 2:15 Friday. Please let me know if
you change your plans, for I want to come and meet you at the
station. If you are in no hurry, we must make the most of the
time we can be together. I am working on a painted study for
the potato diggers. I hope it will turn out well [F 009, JH
I along very much for your coming; have a good time. A
Do look at what's going on in the fields in Brabant, and try
to get a glimpse of a weaver's interior in the village - they
are so picturesque.
At this time, Vincent was 30 year old
Vincent van Gogh. Letter to Theo van Gogh. Written 14 August 1883 in The Hague. Translated by Mrs. Johanna van Gogh-Bonger, edited by Robert Harrison, number 311.
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