With its large collection of works from the Golden Age, Mauritshuis is one of the most important museums in the Netherlands. Important but not without controversy.
The drawings include natural history scenes, portraiture, genre subjects, figure studies and historical and biblical subjects.
The year 2019 marks the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt’s death. Large-scale exhibitions are planned throughout the year.
After about 10 years, the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium have reopened the permanent wing with Dutch Masters.
The Amsterdam Museum ditches ‘Golden Age’ in favour of inclusive ’17th century’.
In her documentary My Rembrandt, Oeke Hoogendijk portrays the owners of a painting by the Dutch Old Master. She orchestrates their story into a thrilling detective about the hunt for an unknown Rembrandt.
The work of Dutch landscape photographer Saskia Boelsums is inspired by the rich painting tradition of the Old Masters.
If you really want to understand how the Dutch lived in the Golden Age, then you should learn to read 17th century Dutch.