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Willem-Jan Verlinden at Cheltenham

The lively and revealing correspondence that Vincent van Gogh maintained with his art-dealer brother Theo is famous as a source of insight into the life and mind of one of the most celebrated artists of all time. But what of Anna, Lies and Willemien van Gogh, with whom Vincent had intimate and sometimes turbulent relationships?

Delving into previously unpublished personal correspondence, Willem-Jan Verlinden brings Vincent’s three sisters out from their brothers’ shadow in this beautifully illustrated event. In a story that takes us from the Netherlands’ idyllic countryside to London, Paris, Brussels and beyond, he shares a spellbinding family history that is as vibrant as van Gogh’s paintings.

About the author(s)

Willem-Jan Verlinden (b. 1971) was born in the town of Helvoirt, went to school in ’s-Hertogenbosch, and studied art history in Leiden. Having worked for various Dutch museums and art foundations for many years, he has become a well-respected advisor in the field of fundraising. Together with Kristine Groenhart, he...
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10 Oct