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Profile: Armand Roulin

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". . . and the son of sixteen, all characters and very French . . . ."

Vincent van Gogh
Letter 560
c. 4 December 1888



During the time that Vincent van Gogh knew the Roulin family in Arles, Armand was training as a blacksmith's apprentice. Later in life he joined the military where he made his career--eventually serving in Tunisia.

Born: 5 May 1871
Died: 24 November 1945

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