Vincent leaves Tilburg in a bit of disgrace, especially felt by his parents when he gets back home after a 7 hour walk to Zundert. ┬áHe will live at home for the next 16 months, in a discomforting family setting, before he will take a job in The Hague arranged by his uncle ‘Cent (Vincent), a partner at the powerful art firm of Goupil and Cie.