Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh (26 January 1882) ... days with fever and
nervousness, now and then accompanied by headache and
toothache. It is a miserable condition and is caused by
overexertion. Mauve has again been to see me, and once more we
agreed to keep up courage through all.
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh (c. 28-30 December 1882) ... you come, you will see everything.
These days I am troubled with a bad toothache which
sometimes affects my right eye and ear; however, it may be
partly due to nerves. If one has toothache, one becomes
indifferent to many things, but it is curious that, for
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh (early February 1886) ... the other hand, perhaps you will agree with me I am
having my teeth seen to, for instance, there are no less than
ten teeth that I have either lost or may lose, and that is too
many and too troublesome, and besides, it makes me look over
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh (1st half February 1886) ... may be a
much better understanding.
Now what shall I tell you about my health? I keep thinking
there is a chance of avoiding a real illness, but it will take
some time to restore my health.
I have two more teeth that must be filled, then my upper
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh (15-17 February 1886) ... shall have to
stay here longer again.
I should also like so very much to finish having my teeth
fixed. What must I do?
I have a total of one franc fifty centimes left, and as to
my food, I paid 5 francs in advance until the end of the
Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh (1 May 1888) ... is mostly in moments of physical weakness,
and last week I had such a fierce toothache
that much against my will I had to waste time.
However, I have just sent you a roll of small pen-and-ink drawings, a dozen I think. By which
you will see...