Rue Lepic - Van Gogh's Apartment, Paris

Rue Lepic - Van Gogh's Apartment, Paris

In June of 1886, Vincent van Gogh and his brother Theo moved into this spacious – by Parisian standards – apartment on Rue Lepic in Montmartre. Vincent's studio featured a small window, and his bedroom was a small room known as the cabinet. Theo's room and the living room were located at the front of the apartment.

Situated on the 4th floor, the apartment boasted a picturesque view of the city, which Vincent captured in several of his paintings. However, the vibrant streets of Montmartre offered him greater inspiration, featuring outdoor life, windmills on the hill, and the cafes.

Growing weary of the busy city life, Vincent left the apartment in February 1888 and journeyed to the peaceful countryside of the south of France in search of brighter light and tranquility.

The apartment building at 54 rue Lepic continues to be a point of interest, particularly since the hilly and atmospheric street now houses several excellent restaurants and cafes.

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