Hero of the Week: March 21, 2019 – Jo van Gogh-Bonger


Jo van Gogh-Bonger, Amsterdam, April 1889
by Woodbury and Page – From Wikimedia Commons

Johanna Gezina “Jo” van Gogh-Bonger was a Dutch editor and translator of the letters of the van Gogh brothers. She was the wife of Theo van Gogh, art dealer, and the sister-in-law of the painter Vincent van Gogh and became a key player in the growth of Vincent’s fame.

Related reading:

Jo van Gogh-Bonger on Wikipedia

Biography of Jo van Gogh-Bonger