At the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

Virtually explore the Van Gogh Museum with Smarthistory as your guide

Some background

videos + essays

Link to the Van Gogh Museum's website

Vincent van Gogh, <em>The Potato Eaters</em>
Vincent van Gogh, The Potato Eaters

What should a peasant painting smell like? Van Gogh has an opinion...

Gauguin, <em>Self-Portrait with Portrait of Émile Bernard (Les misérables)</em>
Gauguin, Self-Portrait with Portrait of Émile Bernard (Les misérables)

These self-portraits were swapped like friendship bracelets among Gauguin, Bernard, and their buddy Van Gogh.