23 décembre 2016

Masterplan for Marcasse; Vincent Van Gogh's favourite coal mine in the Borinage

  Plan realized by Monique Van den Berg (Rotterdam - NL) Le Borinage Marcasse and Vincent Van Gogh Letter from Vincent to Theo van Gogh. Petit-Wasmes, between Tuesday, 1and Wednesday, 16 April 1879.Wasmes, April 1879   My dear Theo, I went on a very interesting excursion not long ago; the fact is, I spent 6 hours in a mine.In one of the oldest and most dangerous mines in the area no less, called Marcasse. This minehas a bad name because many die in it, whether going down or coming up, or by suffocationor gas... [Lire la suite]