From: Vincent van Gogh
To: Theo van Gogh
Date: Arles, on or about Friday, 13 April 1888
Amsterdam, Van Gogh Museum, inv. no. b517 V/1962
See for our dating of on or about Friday, 13 April 1888: letter 595, Date.
Koning’s stay with Theo (578)
- Three orchards (
F - / JH 1393), letter sketch. Below the left-hand work: ‘Verger rose pâle’ (Pale pink orchard) and ‘abricotiers’ (apricot trees); inside the frame, in the blossom on the tree: ‘rose’ (pink); in the foreground: ‘vert’ (green). Below the central work: ‘pêcher’ (peach tree) and ‘rose’ (pink). Below the right-hand work: ‘verger blanc’ (white orchard), ‘pruniers’ (plum trees) and ‘terrain violet & vert’ (violet and green soil).
- Small pear tree in blossom (
F - / JH 1395), letter sketch. On the drawing: ‘bleu’ (blue) in the sky, three times, ‘rose’ (pink) on the house, ‘jaune’ (yellow) beside the butterfly, and ‘violet’ on the ground, three times.