Van Gogh Museum highlights less well-known woods

Van Gogh Museum highlights less well-known woods

The exhibition Van Gogh, Rousseau, Corot: In the forest shows this summer and less well-known paintings of bosgezichten and landscapes. The exhibition is from Friday at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.

Vincent van Gogh paintings along with French landscape painters like Théodore Rousseau and Camille Corot.

The paintings give according to the museum, Van Gogh’s perspective on nature, which was co-formed by the artists of the Barbizon School. They were innovative in their view of the nature in a loose painting technique. Van Gogh was a great admirer.

The exhibition, which will run until 10 september, contains 34 works. That will come partly from its own collection and from The Mesdag Collection in The Hague. Also, there are three special loans, including Sunset at Montmajour (1888) from a private collection. This is the most recently discovered painting of Van Gogh.

The museum has during the summer extended opening hours and is also open on Saturday.

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