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Claude Monet

French painter Monet in the Netherlands

Did you know that French painter Claude Monet and his family spent a few months in Amsterdam and Zaandam in 1871? In this period...
Rembrandt Van Gogh

Rembrandt and Van Gogh paintings in Amsterdam

Did you know that you can find 22 Rembrandt paintings and 207 works by Vincent van Gogh in Amsterdam? Click below to book your instant...
Did you know that this glow-in-the-dark bicycle path is made of thousands of special stones that charge themselves in the sun and light up in the dark? The path is inspired by Starry Night and can be found in Vincent van Gogh's old hometown Nuenen.

Starry Night bicycle path inspired by Van Gogh

Did you know that this glow-in-the-dark bicycle path is made of thousands of special stones that charge themselves in the sun and light up...
Van Gogh

206 paintings by Van Gogh in Amsterdam

Did you know that you can see 206 paintings by Vincent van Gogh in Amsterdam? Click below to book your instant e-ticket to skip the...
Cornelis de Man

Ancient foot-warming boxes

Did you know that in ancient times the Dutch survived bitter winters by using foot-warming boxes called 'stoves'? A stove is a wooden box...
Did you know that Vincent van Gogh made as many as seven sketches of the Roosdonck windmill (built in 1884) in Nuenen while he lived there from 1883 to 1885? However, he refused to paint this windmill as he simply disliked new buildings.

Vincent van Gogh refused to paint windmill

Did you know that Vincent van Gogh made as many as seven sketches of the Roosdonck windmill (built in 1884) in Nuenen while he...
Vincent van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh

Did you know that Vincent van Gogh made approximately 860 paintings in his life?
Rembrandt & Saskia

Rembrandt’s 411th birthday

Did you know that exactly 411 years ago today the great Rembrandt van Rijn was born? On this selfie he is depicted as the prodigal...
Brandweer Twente

Modern-day Nightwatch with Twente’s fire brigade

Did you know that part of Twente's fire brigade is portrayed as Rembrandt's Nightwatch? The commander is depicted as the central figure Captain Frans...
van Gogh tulip

Van Gogh never painted a single tulip in his life

Did you know that Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) never painted a single tulip in his life, but still there's a tulip named after the...