The Joy of Museums

Finding Beauty & Meaning in Museums

Masterpieces of the Van Gogh Museum

Van Gogh Museum

The Van Gogh Museum is dedicated to the works of Vincent van Gogh and his contemporaries in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. The museum’s collection is the largest collection of Van Gogh’s paintings and drawings in the world.

Among the many masterpieces in the Van Gogh Museum the following are highlights in the “Joy of Museums”:

  • “Self-portrait as a painter” by Vincent van Gogh


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