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For centuries, powerful princes, eccentric aristocrats and fabulously wealthy citizens, looking their most beautiful in full regalia, had themselves painted by the world’s best artists. Preferably life-size, standing and ‘from head to toe’. In spring 2018, the Rijksmuseum will present … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum

The Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam are second and third place in a ranking of 18 of the world’s top cultural institutions compiled by researchers at Rotterdam’s Erasmus University. The Louvre in Paris topped the list. C … Continue reading

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Marten & Oopjen

Early this year the two Rembrandt portraits were bought together by the Netherlands and France, a unique event. From 2 July to 2 October 2016 Marten & Oopjen will have a place of honour alongside The Night Watch. The paintings … Continue reading

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