Van Gogh and Japan: the prints that shaped the artist

Van Gogh and Japan: the prints that shaped the artist

In February 1888, Vincent van Gogh left Paris, where he had been living for a couple of years, and headed for the city of Arles in Provence, in southern France. Exhausted by his time in the metropolis, and eager to recover some self-composure, he was seeking a simpler life that, he hoped, would revitalise both himself and his art.

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