May, 1875 – Vincent transferred back to Goupil headquarters in Paris

May, 1875 – Vincent transferred back to Goupil headquarters in Paris

Le Salon carré du Louvre huile sur toile, 1875 par K. Lucjan Przepiorski, (Vilna 1830 ou 1832 – Paris (?) après 1898)- Exposition Proust, l’écriture et les arts, musée d’Orsay, Paris 1999. – Paris, musée du Louvre, R.F. 1960-4

 

Mid-May
Is transferred back to Goupil’s headquarters in Paris. Lives in a small room in Montmartre, address unknown. Visits the Salon.

30 May
Visits the Corot retrospective at the Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts.

During his stay in the French capital, he frequents the Louvre and the Musée du Luxembourg. Is in touch with the Dutch artist Matthijs Maris, who is also living in Paris.

He puts together a scrapbook for Maris, with poems by Uhland, Heine and Goethe, and fairytales by Andersen in verse.

11 or 12 June
Admires drawings and pastels by Millet from the Gavet Collection at the sale exhibition held at the Hôtel Drouot (36).

25 July
Spends the day in Ville-d’Avray, where he see murals by Corot in the village church (40).

Autumn
Befriends Harry Gladwell, a fellow lodger who also works for Goupil.

18 October
The Van Gogh family moves to Etten, where the Reverend Van Gogh has been called. They live at Roosendaalseweg 4 (FR b2366).

24 December-3 January
Spends Christmas and New Year in Etten. Theo is also there (62, FR b2385, b2224).

 

 


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