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The author of these paintings, drawings, letters, and other materials, Vincent van Gogh, died in 1890, so this work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or less.

These works are in the public domain in the United States because it was published (or registered with the U.S. Copyright Office) before January 1, 1923.

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Letters written by Vincent van Gogh are in the public domain. Translations from the original language are often under copyright of the respective owner. All of the letters and writings appearing on this site have been translated from the original languages into English by the owners of the website, their employees, and with the assistance of translation software. Most also include notations, footnotes, background details, and analysis, and are therefore © copyright and the owners of the website.

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In simple terms I would like to say please feel free to share the images and materials on your social media, use the information for research or school projects, and share with your friends and family. If used please give credit.