Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh (19 August 1882) ... a few souvenirs home after
But another souvenir is that I caught cold again, with all
the consequences you know of, which now forces me to stay home
for a few days.
In the meantime, I have painted a few studies of the figure
- I'm sending...
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh (20 August 1882) ... your
health makes me think of you often. I am pretty well; my not
sparing myself and acting as if I had never been ill works all
right. But you realize that I have not entirely recovered. I
feel it at times, especially in the evening when I'm tired; but
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh (3 September 1882) ... then not. I shall work as hard as I
can. You ask about my health, but what about yours? I would
imagine my remedy would be yours as well: to be out in the
open, painting. I am well, I still feel like it even when I'm
tired, and that is getting better rather than...
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh (25 September 1882) ... am making.
Adieu, a handshake in thought. I send you all possible good
wishes, and hope that your headache is not chronic or one which
returns again and again. With me it is also more a feeling of
uncomfortable fatigue than of excessive pain.
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh (2 or 3 December 1882) ... from his
father, who tells me R. is sick. I do not know what ails him -
perhaps, perhaps, it is what you and I know also.
I infer this from some expressions in his last letter when
he told me to continue the experiments in lithography, and said
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Anthon van Rappard (4 February 1883) ... trying
all the harder to help her.
It was shortly afterward that I fell ill myself. At that
point she was in the hospital at Leyden, and I got a letter
from her in the clinic where I was, telling me she was in great
trouble. Before that time - during the...
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Anthon van Rappard (c. 7 February 1883) ... winter. I had some very striking models.
At the moment I am not working so very hard, for after
working - especially on heads - for some months practically
without rest or interruption, I have been feeling a kind of
weakness or exhaustion which I find I can't...
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Anthon van Rappard (c. 8 May 1883) ... and we would both feel
embarrassed. Speaking for myself, I'll tell you frankly that
sometimes I feel clearly that these two forces of exhaustion
and reinforcement in my constitution are there through one and
the same cause - the exertion of working. And I have...