The story of a Dutch Master’s my sterious muse
Fiction; Let Me Tell You About A Man I Knew, By Susan Fletcher , Virago, €17.50
In 1889, Vincent van Gogh came to dwell for a time in an asylum called Saint-Paul-de-Mausole, located in a rural village near Arles in Provence. The painter had already suffered intense mental health troubles, culminating in him going so far as to mutilate his own ear.
At Saint-Paul-de-Mausole, where the regimen was easygoing, Van Gogh embarked on a period of intense creativity, but his problems did not go away: his fits of madness gave rise to...
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