The Road From the City of Destruction to the Celestial City, for John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress, 1821, Cornell University library. Print made by W. Jeffreys

Van Gogh in Ramsgate/Isleworth (1876)

Pilgrimage and John Bunyan

Ramsgate, Unsettling Happiness

Ramsgate 31st of May 1876, Vincent van Gogh, Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam

Isleworth, “Our life is a pilgrimage”

Boughton and Bunyan

Vincent van Gogh’s sermon from letter 96, 3 November 1876, Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam
George Henry Boughton, “Godspeed! Pilgrims setting out for Canterbury”, 1874, Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam
John Bunyan’s grave, Bunhill Fields London, 2021


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