Episode 2Hedwig’s Lost Van Gogh
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.
Sources and Links
- Lust for Life film poster featuring Kirk Douglass and Vase with Carnations
- Dr. Oetker’s Press Release
- Zuckerman v. Metropolitan Museum of Art
- Vase with Carnations socks and soap at the Detroit Institute of Arts gift shop