terça-feira, 19 de abril de 2011

On this page a number of sites have been collected that could be of interest for Van Gogh devotees and 19th-century fans: Museum De Mesdag Collectie in The Hague houses a superb collection of paintings by French and Dutch masters of the nineteenth century. It is the collection of the marine painter Hendrik Willem Mesdag (1831-1915) and his wife, the artist Sientje van Houten (1834-1909). The website of the Kröller-Müller Museum, which houses the second largest collection of works of art by Van Gogh. It also has information on opening hours, accessibility, entrance fees and temporary exhibitions. An extensive site with a lot of visual material on virtually all of Van Gogh's paintings and drawings from collections all over the world. Created by a Van Gogh lover. The official website of one of the most important European museums of the 19th century, the Musée d´Orsay in Paris. Official site of the Ravoux Inn (Auberge Ravoux) in Auvers-sur-Oise, the last home of Vincent van Gogh. The house of Van Gogh as it is now called, pays tribute to the artist and it maintains the same spirit and decor as van Gogh’s days. The website of The National Gallery in London, a museum with an extensive collection of 19th-century art. The website of Kisho Kurokawa, the architect of the Van Gogh Museum's exhibition wing, which was opened in 1999. It includes a great deal of information on his projects and his philosophy. The website of Greiner Van Goor Huijten Architects BV, the bureau responsible for the renovation of the Van Gogh Museum and the building of a new office wing in 1998-99. The site contains photographs and drawings of the museum building. The website of Sompo Japan Insurance Inc. (formerly The Yasuda Fire and Marine Insurance Company, Ltd.). This company, which owns a version of Van Gogh's Sunflowers, made possible the building of the Van Gogh Museum's Exhibition wing. N.B. The Van Gogh Museum accepts no responsibility for the content of the above-mentioned sites.