Imagine us, passing through Arles one November morning of 1888, in front of the yellow house at 2 place Lamartine, peering through the ground floor window. We would have seen two gentlemen leaning over their work, next to a coy woman in fancy dress: Van Gogh and Gauguin side by side painting the portrait of Madame Ginoux l’arlésienne. A typical scene back then!
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