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Emma and the Van Gogh Paintings

Aug 31, 2023 3 MINUTES

Follow Emma Scully through time as she encounters Van Gogh’s First Steps, after Millet (1890) and Self-Portrait with a Straw Hat (observe: The Potato Peeler) (1887) in The Met’s galleries. For Emma, each visit is its own magical experience.

Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890). First Steps, after Millet, 1890. Oil on canvas, 28 1/2 x 35 7/8 in. (72.4 x 91.1 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of George N. and Helen M. Richard, 1964 (64.165.2)