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By Bernard Bruce

The common attraction of Vincents work and drawings, those who are little referred to as good as these frequent and masses enjoyed photos, is better via his personal account of his existence and inspiration contained in his letters. In volume and caliber of writing they're specific between these of serious artists. so much have been written to Theo - his brother, purchaser and anchor and to him we owe an immense debt for encouraging, assisting and maintaining the writings and works of a stricken genius who, in a tragically short ten years, stepped forward to a climax of hugely unique and efficient creativity. this option of extracts from the letters and greater than 230 work and drawings - many reproduced for the 1st time - has been designed for all fanatics of Vincents paintings. it's going to attraction both to people who are conversant in it and his existence and who now not desire biographical or analytical texts to accomplish their delight in the photographs in addition to to the numerous with much less wisdom who consider no much less intensely the ability of his paintings.

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