Without Feathers - If the Impressionists Had Been Dentists Summary & Analysis

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If the Impressionists Had Been Dentists Summary

Vincent van Gogh, the dentist, writes to Theo that one of his clients is suing him because the bridge he made would not fit. She could not understand his artistry. He writes again that Degas criticized one of van Gogh's dental X-rays. Van Gogh is broke and asks Theo for money. He's run out of Novocain and put his patient to sleep by reading Dreiser.

Vincent writes again that he's sharing an office with Gauguin, but in the next letter, Vincent is unhappy with the arrangement. Gauguin is erratic and unwell, mentally. Vincent also feels sorry for Toulouse-Lautrec, who cannot be a good dentist because of his size. In the next letter, Vincent writes that he's in love with Claire Memling. He calls her in for a follow-up even though it's only been...

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