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Van Gogh in

Pagnevaart

Vincent often walked in the countryside around Etten and made drawings and sketches, for instance of the Pagnevaart waterway. When his friend Anthon van Rappard came to visit in June 1881, they went to sketch there together:

“While he was painting I made a pen drawing of another spot in the marsh where many water lilies grow. (Near Roosendaalseweg.)” Read the complete letter

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Swamp, 1881

Swamp, 1881

Pen and pencil on paper, 42,5 x 56,5 cm

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Swamp with waterlilies, 1881

Swamp with waterlilies, 1881

Mixed technique on paper, 23,5 x 31 cm

Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, collectie van Mr. en Mvr. Paul Mellon

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    Relevant letters from Vincent

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    1. J.A. Rozemeyer

      Van Gogh in Etten
      Etten-­Leur, 2003
    2. Evert van Uitert

      Van Gogh in Brabant: schilderijen en tekeningen uit Etten en Nuenen
      Zwolle, 1987