The Auberge Ravoux / The House of Van Gogh

The Ravoux Inn is located in Auvers-sur-Oise, a village north of Paris.  This now famous inn was the last home to Vincent van Gogh.  Van Gogh was in Auvers for only seventy days, yet these were some of his most productive times.  The inhabitants, such as Adeline Ravoux, as well as the beautiful location and surrounding countryside were an inspiration to the artist, and he created over eighty paintings and numerous drawings. Van Gogh rented a room from Arthur Gustave Ravoux on May 20, 1890 for 3.50 francs a day including half board.  In 1889, Ravoux had turned the house into an inn which was popular with the artistic community.  …..

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