The Rembrandt tour brings you closer to his genius. Who was he, what made him so special, who were his friends?
Most celebrated Dutch painter
Rembrandt is the most celebrated Dutch painter of the 17th century. But why? This Rembrandt tour brings you closer to this special person and artist. Who was he, what made him so special, who were his friends, his beloved, his rivals, his patrons? In the Rijksmuseum you can learn about all of this. At the mere age of 20 he paints his first self-portrait in an entirely novel manner, introducing unprecedented contrasts of light and dark. And in his 60s he paints The Jewish Bride, The Syndics of the Drapers’ Guild, large portraits of self-assured Amsterdam citizens. And of course there is the Nightwatch, his most famous painting that still fascinates. His guided tours tells you the story about Rembrandt, while looking at his most beautiful paintings.
Adults (ages 16 and up)
The tour starts at the information desk in the museum
Daily tour: € 5 per person (excluding admission fee)
Group tour: € 75 per 15 persons (excluding admission fee)