Van Gogh in Musée Réattu
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The Musée Réattu still exists and can be visited.

Van Gogh in

Musée Réattu

  1. 21 Feb. 1888 1888
     - 24 Feb. 1888 1888

During his first week in Arles, Vincent mentioned the Musée Réattu in a letter. He was not terribly impressed by the museum, which was named for the Arles-born painter Jacques Réattu (1760–1830):

“The women really are beautiful here, it’s no joke — on the other hand, the Arles museum is dreadful and a joke” Read the complete letter

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  1. Marije Vellekoop, Roelie Zwikker

    Vincent van Gogh, tekeningen, deel 4: Arles, Saint-Rémy, Auvers-sur-Oise
    Amsterdam, 2007