Monday, October 31, 2016

NETHERLANDS ~ The Rijksmuseum - Amsterdam

...More artwork...this time beautifully dressed up...the Rijksmuseum is a must-see when you visit Amsterdam...8,000 objects in 80 rooms tell the story of 800 years of Dutch art and history....Thanks Jobbo!! (✿◠‿◠) Visiting Germany, Holland and... Belgium????

-Portrait of a Javanese Regent 'Bupat' c. 1810-1870-Java.
-Portrait of a Javanese Officer, c. 1820-1870 Java.

The Rijksmuseum is the principal national museum in Holland. It illustrates the art and history of Holland from the Middle Ages to the present and is located at the Museum Square.

It has on display 8,000 objects of art and history, from their total collection of 1 million objects from the years 1200–2000, among which are some masterpieces by Rembrandt, Frans Hals, and Johannes Vermeer.

The museum also has a Asian collection which is on display in the Asian pavilion. It houses the museum’s rich collection of Asian art from China, Japan, Indonesia, India, Vietnam and Thailand, dating from 2000 B.C. to 2000 A.D. with a total of approximately 350 objects.


Dutch Icons
(Issued 02-01-2014)

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