Latest Nuenen Stories

2008-07-30 18:00:06

European scientists reportedly have used new technology to reconstruct a portrait of a peasant woman Vincent Van Gogh painted then covered with another work. The Los Angeles Times said scientists used synchrotron X-rays from a particle accelerator to determine what the original painting looked like before Van Gogh covered it up with his landscape Patch of Grass 2 1/2 years later in 1887. The Times said the image resembles a series of portraits Van Gogh created in Nuenen. The Dutch town is...

2006-03-16 10:35:29

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A Dutch bank got a bonus on Thursday when police turned up with its stolen Van Gogh painting during an earnings news conference. "The Pollard Willow" was one of the last works the Dutch painter made in Nuenen in 1885 before leaving the southern region of the Netherlands where he was born. The still life on a wooden panel, valued at several million euros, was stolen from a meeting room at F. van Lanschot Bankiers' Den Bosch headquarters in May 1999 in a heist...

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