Rijks Museum, Guided Art Tour with a guide of Tourist Guide Holland
Which museums have the largest collections of paintings of the “Golden Age”?
That are undoubtedly the Rijks Museum in Amsterdam and the Mauritshuis in The Hague.
The Rijks Museum
In beautifully restored 19th century surroundings you will find the Dutch heritage of masterpieces, especially from the Golden Age but also from other periods.
Over a million masterpieces are on display in a large amount of galleries. During the tour along the gallery of honour your Tourist Guide Holland guide will explain what makes these works so special. Because of the explanation of your guide you will understand that the hand of each famous master painted reality in their own special manner.
The most famous masterpiece of Rembrandt the Night Watch can be found in the middle of the gallery of honour. Besides the Night Watch the Jewish Bride and the “Staalmeesters” can be admired. Further on in another gallery the portrait of Johannes Wtenbogaert, Maria Trip and different self-portraits of Rembrandt are on display. All of these have been painted in a very special and exceptional way.
Besides many other famous painters such as Frans Hals and Rembrandt you can enjoy 4 Vermeers in the Rijks Museaum, of which the Milk maid and the Little Street are the most famous.
The museum is open every day from 9.00 to 18.00 hrs. Tourist Guide Holland offers a Guided Art Tour in the Rijks Museum. With a guide you see so much more.
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