A lavishly illustrated museumguide on Holland’s greatest treasure trove, the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam describing the highlights from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. The book is available as eBook and paperback (104 pages).
It contains the most important highlights of all centuries displayed at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam that re-opened in 2013 after a major renovation. If you visit Amsterdam and have limited time, do visit this museum. You won’t regret!
An essential guide to preparing yourself to your visit to Amsterdam. It makes sure that you’ll fully enjoy the masterworks when visiting the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.
Written in an engaging style, the guide describes masterpieces of the Dutch Golden Age such as The Night Watch and The Jewish Bride by Rembrandt, The Milkmaid and The Woman Reading a Letter by Johannes Vermeer, and the famous pictures by Jan Steen and Frans Hals, amongst many others. The Jewish Bride and The Wardens of the Amsterdam Drapers Guild are two of the Late Rembrandt paintings that are on permanent display at the Rijksmuseum. There is no other museum that has such a great collection of Dutch paintings from the Golden Age as the Rijksmuseum.
But this museumguide is not only about the Dutch 17th century. It also describes the highlights of the 18th, 19th and 20th century, the masterpieces of the applied arts like earthenware, furniture and silver, and the exquisite collection of Asian art, displayed in the specially-built Asian pavilion.
If you read this book before you visit the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, you will be able to fully appreciate and understand the works on display. An excellent introduction by an expert in the field.
The Rijksmuseum Amsterdam by Marko Kassenaar is available as eBook and paperback:
Highly recommended before visiting the New Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam
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“Top Notch Resource”
“An Amazingly Detailed Guidebook for this Must-See Museum”
“If you Like the Arts, YOU WILL LOVE THIS BOOK”
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