Illustrated page from a letter in English from Vincent van Gogh to John Peter Russell, Arles, on or about Sunday, 17 June 1888. "I heard Rodin had a beautiful head at the Salon. I have been to the seaside for a week and very likely am going thither again soon. Flat shore sands — fine figures there like Cimabue – straight, stylish. Am working at a Sower. The great field all violet, the sky and sun very yellow. It is a hard subject to treat..."