Fleur Roos Rosa de Carvalho is Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, where she has worked since 2010. She is the organizer of the museum’s current exhibition and catalogue, Prints in Paris 1900: From Elite to the Street (2017), and of an experimental, interactive website that presents the museum’s print collection in its full glory: www.vangoghmuseum.com/prints.

Small Apartments and Big Dreams: Print Collecting in the Fin de Siècle

Théophile Alexandre Steinlen, The Street, poster for the printer Charles Verneau (1896), color lithograph on wove paper, image 234.5 x 296 cm, sheet 242 x 299 cm. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, purchased with support from the BankGiro Loterij.

The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, which opened in 1973, has been collecting French fin-de-siècle prints since 2000, when it purchased around 800 prints and artists’ books from Richard Feldhaus, a German private collector. The print department now holds some 1,800 works from this period …Read More