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1900 – 1908

The world of difference

Part of: Helene Kröller-Müller

In 1905, Helene comes into contact with modern art, through art pedagogue H.P. Bremmer. Under his direction, she begins her collection and purchases her first Van Gogh in 1908: Edge of a wood.

Hague stronghold

Bremmer as advisor

Sam van Deventer

Collecting Van Gogh

Letter to Sam van Deventer about the lemons of Van Gogh, 26 March 1909 / Vincent van Gogh, Basket of lemons and bottle, 1888
Vincent van Gogh, Edge of a wood, 1883 / Vincent van Gogh, The sower (after Millet), 1890 / Vincent van Gogh, Four sunflowers gone to seed, 1887