Yes after Vincent van Gogh had shot himself he asked Dr Gachet to tell his brother Theo to come to Auvers-sûr-Oise. Theo was there with him when Vincent van Gogh died.

Today 132 years ago, on 27 July 1890,

Dr. Gachet wrote to Theo from Auvers-sûr-Oise:

"Today, Sunday, at nine o'clock in the evening I was sent for by your brother Vincent, who wanted to see me at once. I went there and found him very ill. He has wounded himself . . . it is your duty to come.”

Wheat Field with Crows
Auvers-sûr-Oise, 1890
Oil on canvas
50,5 cm x 103 cm
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

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