Monday, October 22, 2007

Rembrandt to be in China!

I can still remember half a year ago, I began this post "One Year of Rembrandt van Rijn" saying the world's celebration of Rembrandt 400-year anniversary is coming to an end, fortunately, it is not:)

Even better, Rembrandt is coming to China! Hooray!!!

Rembrandt and the Golden Age

It is for the first time that masterpieces from the collection of the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam will be seen in China. The exhibition includes two paintings by Rembrandt and twenty prints by the master as well as Delft Blue and silver objects and other paintings of famous Dutch artists such as Frans Hals, Jan Steen and Jacob van Ruysdael. The exhibition will open on November 2, 2007 and will run through February 13, 2008.

Holy Family
1640 (130 Kb); Oil on wood, 41 x 34 cm (16 1/4 x 13 1/2"); Musee du Louvre, Paris

Night Watch
1642; Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Bathsheba at Her Bath (Bathsheba with King David's Letter)
1654 (120 Kb); Oil on canvas, 142 x 142 cm (56 x 56"); Musee du Louvre, Paris

The Syndics of the Clothmaker's Guild (The Staalmeesters)
1662; Oil on canvas, 191.5 x 279 cm; Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

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