Vincent van Gogh lived in London from May of 1873 to 1875. These were some of the best times of his life and made a significant impact on his art. You can read more about Vincent van Gogh in London on our blog. However, if you’re in the London, England area there is a talk coming up that you won’t want to miss. On September 12, 2013 from 7:00-8:30pm, the Dutch Centre in London, England will present a talk titled “How I love London” focusing on Van Gogh’s time in Victorian London. Where he spent his time, where he lived, where you can walk in his footsteps and how his …..
Vincent van Gogh moved to London in May of 1873 and lived there from time to time until 1876. From August 1873 to August 1874, Vincent lived in a room on the third floor of 87 Hackford Road in Brixton, a suburb of south London. At 20 years of age, Van Gogh had come to London as an art dealer for Goupil & Cie. His time here might have been the happiest of his life. In January of 1874, he wrote to Theo: “I’m getting on very well here. I’ve got a delightful home and I’m finding it very pleasurable taking a look at London and the English way of …..
This summer when the weather is too hot to be outside and the kids are looking for things to do, taking a trip to a museum can be a nice way to get out of the sun and soak up some culture. This year there are no shortage of Van Gogh exhibitions and related events to take in while you escape the heat and summer boredom.