Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh (28 January 1889) ... my work are
not progressing so badly.
It astonishes me already when I compare my condition today
with what it was a month ago. Before that I knew well enough
that one could fracture one's legs and arms and recover
afterward, but I did not know that you could...
Letter de Vincent van Gogh à Theo van Gogh (30 January 1889) ... n'y
ayant plus compté.
Je terminerai cette lettre comme celle à Gauguin, en te disant que
certes il y a encore des signes de la surexcitation précédente
dans mes paroles, mais que cela n'a rien d'étonnant puisque dans ce bon
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh (30 January 1889) ... as I did not expect it
I will finish this letter like Gauguin's, by telling you
that there certainly are signs of previous overexcitement in my
words, but that is not surprising, since everyone in this good
Tarascon country is a trifle cracked....
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh (3 February 1889) ... everything the doctor says, but…
When I came out of hospital with good old Roulin, I fancied
there'd been nothing wrong with me, it was only
afterwards I felt I'd been ill. Well, that's only to be
expected, I have moments when I am twisted with...
Letter from Reverend Salles to Theo van Gogh (7 February 1889) ... Dear Sir,
Your brother, whom we had believed more or less
cured and who had taken up his usual work once more, has again lately shown signs of
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh (c. 17 February 1889) ... My dear Theo,
I have been so completely out of sorts mentally that it
would have been useless to try to write an answer to your kind
letter. Today I have just come home provisionally, I hope for
good. I feel quite normal so often, and really I should think
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh (c. 22 February 1889) ... Gauguin has finished some lithographs.
I agree with what you say, that if it takes a more serious
turn someday, I must do what the doctors say and not oppose it.
But that may be neither tomorrow nor the next day.
Now it is not uncommon, it seems, to...
Letter from Reverend Salles to Theo van Gogh (18 March 1889) ... anybody and I am not dangerous to anyone.
He understands, that goes without saying, that he has had a
bout of insanity and this thought grieves and revolts him at the same
time. I told him that, once he is completely recovered, he must agree that it
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh (19 March 1889) ... only complicate
and confuse things.
All the more because you will understand that, while I am
absolutely calm at the present moment, I may easily relapse
into a state of overexcitement on account of fresh mental
So you understand what...