Publications
Representing the Netherlands. The Rijksmuseum and the History of the Fatherland
0 Comments
For subscribers
Museum Explorer
arts
history

Representing the Netherlands. The Rijksmuseum and the History of the Fatherland

(Jo Tollebeek) THE LOW COUNTRIES - 2015, № 23, pp 168-177

This is an article from our print archives

The author visits the Rijksmuseum and examines to what extent it is, as a ‘Museum of the Netherlands’, a history museum as well as a place of art. How is the nation represented? He finds out that the ‘Museum of the Netherlands’ disseminates consensus round a joyful representation of the Republic and the modern Netherlands. Who but a handful of conscientious historians will deplore the fact that this representation is a fiction?

Continue reading?

The article you want to access is behind a paywall. You can purchase this article or subscribe to access all the low countries articles.

€4/month

€40/year

Sign in

Register or sign in to read or purchase an article.

Important to know


When you subscribe, you give permission for an automatic payment. You can stop this at any time by contacting philippe.vanwalleghem@onserfdeel.be