Vincent Van Gogh San
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In a letter to Theo dated about 5 June 1888 Vincent remarks
>"About staying in the south, even if it’s more expensive — Look, we love Japanese painting, we’ve experienced its influence — all the Impressionists have that in common — [so why not go to Japan], in other words, to what is the equivalent of Japan, the south? So I believe that the future of the new art still lies in the south after all."
A month later he wrote,
>"All my work is based to some extent on Japanese art..."
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