Vincent Van Gogh’s Letter to Theo on the Merchandising Potential of ‘The Starry Night’

Adam Campbell-Schmitt
3 min readMar 30, 2022

“I could really see this one taking off as a dorm room poster.”

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June 20, 1889

My dear Theo,

Beloved brother, I have ruminated further on the recently completed work I mentioned to you in our last correspondence, the landscape of the night sky and its moon and stars…

Adam Campbell-Schmitt

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