I have also heard that Theo's wife played an important role in the recognition
of Van Gogh's work. I had heard ( now correct me if this is just a rumor)
that Theo had wanted to burn Vincent's work after he passed away. But then
Theo passed on and his wife refused to have them destroyed.
"Buerkle, Jennifer" wrote:
> >From the little bit I know of Van Gogh's life, it was Theo's widow who > pushed so hard to have him recognized as the genius he was. That is a > story I would love to know more about. > > BTW...I have a screensaver that flashes about 15 of his painting, and they > spell his name Van Gough. Anyone know if this is the Dutch spelling? Or > just a rather unfortunate typo? > > Jen