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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...
Did you know that Loving Vincent is the world's first fully painted movie? The film was shot with actors and literally painted over frame by frame. A team of 100+ painters spent two years painting 65,000 individual frames on canvas, using the same technniques as Van Gogh.

Loving Vincent: the world’s first fully painted movie

Did you know that Loving Vincent is the world's first fully painted movie? The film was shot with actors and literally painted over frame...
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...
The Van Gogh House in Nieuw-Amsterdam is the only public accessible building in the Netherlands where the master painter has lived and worked. You can visit Van Gogh's room. His bed is still in the same place, his art supplies and paint are ready for use. It looks like Van Gogh left for a walk and may come back any time soon.

Van Gogh House in Drenthe

On 11 September 1883 Vincent van Gogh takes a train from The Hague to Drenthe. His brother Theo sent him money for the train...
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...
Did you know that dairy brand Friesche Vlag adorned their cartons of coffee creamer with Dutch classic paintings?

Dutch classic paintings on the shelves

Did you know that dairy brand Friesche Vlag adorned their cartons of coffee creamer with Dutch classic paintings?  From left to right: Children of the Sea...