Between father and those above, there is again a space of life, and there is even space between father and us. But Those who are above can make us brothers of father, they can also make us increasingly intimate one to the other. I wish that it is so, my boy, because you know how much I love you!
Written to Theo, Vincent’s brother.
Did you know Vincent and Theo were 4 years apart?
It’s written in Jo’s (Theo’s wife: Johanna van Gogh Bonger) bibliography on Vincent van Gogh that Vincent was a man of fine-built with broader shoulder than most men.