Vincent van Gogh

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Luberon villages Provence France Rent-Our-Home rentourhomeinprovence Vincent van Gogh

Attracted by the unique light, artist Vincent van Gogh created arguably his most beautiful paintings in Provence. But did you know that there is currently not a single painting of his currently permanently located here? Self portrait, Vincent van Gogh Vincent van Gogh museum near St Remy Saint-Paul-de-Mausole asylum in St-Rémy-de-Provence Vincent van Gogh was a […]

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Albert Camus

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Another famous figure who found refuge in Lourmarin is Albert Camus, a French-Algerian writer who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957 at the age of 44, the second youngest recipient in history (Rudyard Kipling was 42). His best-known works, including The Stranger (1942) and The Plague (1947), are exemplars of absurdism. Camus died in a car accident […]

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Henri Bosco

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Henri Bosco was an acclaimed French writer. He frequently stayed in Lourmarin where, in 1947, he had acquired a bastidon isolated in the hills, a place of silence, daydreams and meditation. He described the unparalleled splendour of the Luberon in his books. Every scene of life, every place he described, came alive with his pen. […]

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