Van Gogh Museum. Amsterdam. Netherlands. 

 


 
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Van Gogh Museum. Amsterdam. Netherlands. 

The Van Gogh museum, inaugurated in 1973, was designed to accommodate works of Vincent Van Gogh and the collections of his brother, Theodore Van Gogh. The collection of the Van Gogh Museum of Amsterdam is largest of the world with more than 200 paintings, 500 drawings and 700 handwritten letters (correspondence with his brother Theo). However, the parts are exposed by bearing. What means that the visitor sees only one about fifty works at the same time. The museum does not expose only paintings of Van Gogh, but also of works of artists who influenced Van Gogh or were influenced by him. Emile Bernard, Gustave Baker, Jules Breton, Maurice Denis, Paul Gauguin, Claude Monet, Camille Pissaro, Paul Signac, Henri of Toulouse-Lautrec, Georges Seurat, Kees van Dongen or Lawrence Alma-Tadema. The work of Van Gogh exposed in an chronological order and is divided into 5 periods : Netherlands, Paris, Arles, Saint-Remy and Auvers-sur-Oise. You see there : "Potato Eaters", "the yellow house", "Sunflowers", " the Sower ", " the Harvest ", " the Room of Vincent to Arles ", " Irises ", " Pietà ", " the Resurrection of Lazare ", "Field under a sky of storm", " Wheatfield with Crows ".