This subject contains letters Vincent wrote to his brother Theo and to his artistic friend, Anthon van Rappard during his stay at Etten. Just click a letter on the right and the letter will appear in a new window.A ll Vincent's letters are numbered, and we've chosen the 27 most important or remarkable letters to put on this site.
We know of approximately 50 letters he wrote during his stay at Etten, mostly to Theo, and just a few to his artistic friend Anthon Van Rappard. Vincent describes in his letters his everyday life, his work, sometimes illustrated by little sketches, but also his personal feelings about his parents.
Very remarkable is his description of his love for Kee Vos and the reaction from his parents, causing the departure from the rectory at Etten to The Hague.
You will find here most of the letters, written during his stay at Etten.