Program 2018-2019

August 23 2018 - 10:58 AM


All the Rembrandts of the Rijksmuseum

15 February – 10 June 2019
rembrandt Nowhere in the world can you find more Rembrandts than in the Rijksmuseum. And for the first time, the entire collection is on display at All the Rembrandts of the Rijksmuseum. Twenty-two paintings, sixty drawings and the 300 best examples of his 1,300 prints give a complete and versatile picture of the Netherlands’ most important artist. The exhibition not only showcases his phenomenal technique and innovative applications, but also gives visitors an opportunity to know Rembrandt, the man. The numerous scenes from everyday life show him in his own environment and reflect what held his interest.

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Rembrandt – Velázquez

11 October 2019 – 19 January 2020
R2 Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez, Buffoon with books, ca. 1640. Museo del PradoIn the autumn of 2019, the Rijksmuseum presents Rembrandt-Velázquez. A comprehensive overview of paintings by the two great masters of the 17th century from the Netherlands and Spain. Extraordinary works, rooted in realism and religion, were created in both artistic environments. Masterpieces by Velázquez, Rembrandt, Murillo, Vermeer, Zurbarán, Hals and Ribera are on display together for the first time thanks to a unique collaboration between the Museo del Prado and the Rijksmuseum. The Spanish and Dutch masterpieces will be exhibited in pair, each of which is an extraordinary encounter where the focus is all about beauty.

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