a. Read: ‘allicht’ (most likely).
b. Saying: that it essentially makes no difference.
1. Portrait of an old man (F 205 / JH 971 [2541]); we do not know who this was.
2. See for Dr Cavenaille letter 558, n. 2.
3. See for Daudet’s article ‘Mémoires d’un homme de lettres. Tourguéneff’ on Turgenev: letter 560, n. 5.
4. Van Gogh was assuming that he and Theo would move to a new apartment in June, where he would have his studio, so that he could go and study with Cormon. Until then he wanted to practise drawing after plaster casts in the Louvre or in the Ecole des Beaux-Arts.