A Remembrance of Rembrandt @ Rijks

Amsterdam and Leiden, the Netherlands

June 7 – 8, 2019

I was born 300 years after the death of Rembrandt van Rijn. My 50th birthday trip and first visit to Amsterdam fell on the final dates of a memorial exhibition encompassing the 400-strong Rembrandt oeuvre housed in the Rijksmuseum, the national repository of Dutch art. Half of the only day I had to see the city was spent getting acquainted with the history and culture of the Netherlands through the eyes and hands of its most renowned artist. Where could a definitive collection of Rembrandts be held but at Rijks?

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Rembrandt and his Mother @ Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

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