Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh (2 November 1883) ... finale of the
symphony I heard yesterday. The
day passed like a dream, I had
been so immersed in that heart-rending music all day that I had
literally forgotten to eat and drink - I had had a slice of
black bread and a cup of coffee in the little inn where...
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh (9 August 1888) ... at any rate, and also a little in
reality. I am happier to feel my old strength returning than I
ever thought I could be. I owe this largely to the people at
the restaurant where I have my meals at the moment, who really
are extraordinary. Certainly I have...
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Emile Bernard (c. 28 September 1888) ... of a
lack of strengthening food.
It is hardly possible to fortify one's body over there; far
be it from me to say that when one is going into a hot climate
one ought to fatten oneself up first, but what I do say is that
one should attend to one's nourishment...
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh (8 October 1888) ... me the louis and the canvas.
I have been so hard up since Thursday that from
Thursday to Monday I only had two meals; apart from
those I had only bread and coffee and even that I had to drink
on credit, and had to pay for today. So...
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh (9 October 1888) ... My dear Theo,
Yesterday I sent you a wire asking you for another 20
francs, I shall have nothing but that for my food all the week,
but I have my frames at last and some stretchers.
Only don't let the next letter come later than Sunday, for
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh (13 October 1888) ...
He will need time to recover, I tell you. I assure you, I
believe that if ideas for my work come swarming over me now,
and more clearly too, eating decent cooked food has a lot to do
with it, and that is what everyone who paints ought to
Letter from Theo van Gogh to Vincent van Gogh (27 October 1888) ... enough to live on than when you
were alone. Why don't you try to get credit with some purveyor
of food in case I am not there, as happened a short while ago,
or if it is impossible for me to send the money at once? I am
very happy that Gauguin is with...
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh (c. 6 November 1888) ... certainly find some interesting things.
Gauguin and I are going to have our dinner at home today,
and we feel as sure and certain that it will turn out well as
that it will seem to us better or cheaper.
So as not to delay this letter I will finish...