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The Vincent van Gogh Atlas (Junior Edition)

Nienke Denekamp, René van Blerk, Geert Gratama


A fascinating guide to Van Gogh’s itinerant life, with vibrant images and stories about the many places he lived and worked

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Vincent van Gogh travelled widely through various countries in Europe – on foot, by boat and, above all, by train. He wrote countless letters to his family as he went, and used the world around him as the subject for hundreds of drawings and paintings. And in his day, that world looked very different from ours.

Brimming with colourful pictures, historic photographs, letters, detailed maps and other documents, this book enables readers to join Vincent on his journeys from Z to A: from Zundert in the southern Netherlands (where he was born), through London and Paris, to Auvers-sur-Oise in France (where he died).

Offering a detailed introduction to Vincent’s personal quest and the contemporary world of his time, this book will immerse young readers in the history of the 19th century and the turbulent life of Vincent van Gogh, the artist and man.

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Book Details

Format: Hardback

Size: 24.6 x 19.0 cm

Extent: 160 pp

Illustrations: 150

Publication date: 27 June 2024

ISBN: 9780500653722

About the Author

Nienke Denekamp is a journalist and author. Together with René van Blerk, Denekamp wrote The Vincent van Gogh Atlas. She is the author of several other books, including The Gauguin Atlas. René van Blerk is a Senior Educator at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. Geert Gratama studied at the Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam, and works as an illustrator and graphic designer for various publishers, theatre groups, governmental organisations, institutions and companies.