The Van Gogh Museum is home to the world's largest collection of works by Vincent van Gogh. This book offers a selection of over 100 masterpieces, paintings and drawings from its collection. They include celebrated paintings like The Potato Eaters, The Yellow House, The Bedroom and Sunflowers, with informative texts that tell the stories behind the pictures. Besides Van Gogh's own art, there are masterpieces by his friends and contemporaries, such as Claude Monet, Paul Gauguin, Edouard Manet, Camille Pissarro and Edvard Munch, as well as later artists who were inspired by him.
Masterpieces has been fully updated based on the latest insights into the life and work of Vincent van Gogh. The new selection of masterpieces features not only Van Gogh's paintings, but also his letters and drawings. Several recent acquisitions have been added, and the publication also explores the museum's genesis.