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Van Gogh in

Chez Bataille

  1. 28 Feb. 1886 1886
     - 19 Feb. 1888 1888

Vincent, his brother Theo and Theo’s close friend (and later brother-in-law) Andries Bonger dined together almost every day at Chez Bataille, a cheap eatery in Montmartre. There, Vincent made the drawing Window in the Bataille Restaurant. It was customary for single men to eat in restaurants at the time and doing so was easy and cheap.

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Vincent van Gogh, Window in the Bataille Restaurant, 1887

Vincent van Gogh, Window in the Bataille Restaurant, 1887

Pen and ink, chalk on paper, 54 x 39,8 cm

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Stichting)

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