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From: Theo van Gogh and Jo van Gogh-Bonger
To: Vincent van Gogh
Date: Paris, Friday, 31 January 1890 more...
Amsterdam, Van Gogh Museum, inv. nos. b1493 a-b V/1962
Letter headed: ‘Paris, le 31 Janvier 1890.’
The envelope has been preserved. Stamp: 15 centimes. The postmark on the front is illegible, apart from ‘PARIS – R [xx] TTON’. The address reads: ‘Monsieur V.W. van Gogh / chez Monsieur le Dr Peyron / St Remy en Provence / Bouches du Rhône’.
1. These names had been chosen months before. Jo had already written about the name Vincent at the end of June (see letter 786, n. 1). The second Christian name had been decided as early as September 1889 (FR b2907 and b2901).