December 15 Theo buys a table G. Pissarro and sells the same day at Guyotin (ANNEX Theo). Theo organizes the gallery Boussod, Valadon et Cie an exhibition with three tables and five ceramics by Gauguin, three fans and 0. Pissarro paintings as well as works by Guillaumin. During ^ of Phiver, in cafes and in the presence of Vincent Bernard argument is repeatedly ec”Gau av ~ ^ e “” 1 Jors heated discussions on artistic issues Vincent pleasant moments spent in the workshop GuiUaumin (2. ^ 504). ÌenndaI
January 1888; tI ^ eL1887-.1888 ‘PETAT Physical and mental Vincent deteriorates i] painted trespeu “(L ^ I89) 1 l” ^ January T.Slrïdtro sfoisauma§asindeBi “accounts but finds CTOSE door!” (‘. LT5llS) puurreelerses
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Theo ÌÌScvend his picture Rice Powder (cat. N “125). ^ A” ^ tfiXDOse in the salons of The Independent Review. îh’eo “exhibited at Boussod, Valadon and G11- a new instrument Gaugum. ^ _ ^ __ wrote the Albert Aurier about a project publicaïon’deÏthographies with Gauguin, D ^ egas, etc. Monet’travaHle ‘ Antibes and Juan-les-Pins
January until May 0} _ _ ^ _ ^ Theo’informe C. Pissarro he could not sell any of the works exhibited at the gallery Boussod, Valadon and G “-., in December. ^ ^ _ ^ Ic Announces G. Pissarro he leaves for Brussels to annual r’exposition of ^ Z to which he is invited to participate (BH, p. 216).
February 9 (or 16) February, Gauguin left for Pont-Aven. After the departure of Gauguin, Vincent and Theo are often found in artists’ studios and cafés of the “Petit Boulevard” with Guillaumin, C. and L. Pissarro and Seurat, to discuss (LT553a). Anquetin, Lautrec, Signac and Guillaumin participate in the Fifth Exhibition of the XX in Brussels.
February 14 Opening of the exhibition Four Hundred painters of portraits at the Louvre with self-portraits of David, Poussin, Courbet, Rembrandt, Delacroix, etc. Vincent painted his Portrait of the artist himself, the stand (Cat. N0 68) and attends a concert of Wagner. Staying with Renoir Cézanne at the Jas de Bouffan. Vincent mentally and physically suffers from the stresses of life in Paris (LT544a).
February 18 On the eve of his departure, Vincent Bernard’s company, decorates the apartment with Theo prints] aponaises and paintings that must somehow symbolize his presence.
February 19 A few hours before his departure, Vincent and Theo will see Seurat’s paintings in his studio (LT 655). February 20 comes around noon Vincent in Arles.