Hedwig’s Lost Van Gogh

Season 5 - EP2

Episode 2Hedwig’s Lost Van Gogh

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Vincent van gogh, natura morta con garofani, 1886
Vase with Carnations by Vincent Van Gogh, 1886 /CC BY

An escape from war-torn Germany. Lavish dinners with Hollywood royalty. A Swedish baron and a dime-store heiress: we explore the long journey of a Van Gogh still life — and what it says about the real value of the things we treasure.

Audio of Dick Cavett and Alfred Hitchock is from The Dick Cavett Show, courtesy of Daphne Productions.