Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam

blossom branches against a blue sky were van gogh's favourite subjects in van gogh museum amsterdam

The Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam has the largest collection in the world of paintings by Vincent van Gogh. 200 paintings and around 500 drawings.
There are also works by artists he was inspired by.
The story of his life has become known to us through the letters he wrote to his brother Theo.
His sunflowers, French landscapes and starry nights are well known.
His severed ear is legendary.
During his tragic life, he was quite unknown and he considered himself a failure.
Inspired by van Gogh’s unique worldview is Don McLean’s 1971 hit ‘Vincent’.
‘They would not listen, they did not know how
Perhaps they’ll listen now’.