A report on AmsterdamRijksmuseum and Rembrandt

Rijksmuseum at the Museumplein in 2016
Self-Portrait with Beret and Turned-Up Collar (1659), National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Isaac Gogel (1765–1821)
The Prodigal Son in the Brothel, a self-portrait with Saskia, c. 1635
The Oude Kerk was consecrated in 1306 AD.
The atrium after the renovation in 2013
Portrait of Saskia van Uylenburgh, c. 1635
Amsterdam citizens celebrating the Peace of Münster, 30 January 1648. Painting by Bartholomeus van der Helst
Queen Beatrix and museum director Wim Pijbes in 2013
Rembrandt's son Titus, as a monk, 1660
Courtyard of the Amsterdam Stock Exchange by Emanuel de Witte, 1653. The Amsterdam Stock Exchange was the first stock exchange to introduce continuous trade in the early 17th century.
The library in the Rijksmuseum
Rembrandt Memorial Marker Westerkerk Amsterdam
View of Vijzelstraat looking towards the Muntplein, 1891
The Rijksmuseum was located in the Trippenhuis between 1817 and 1885.
Rembrandt's only known seascape, The Storm on the Sea of Galilee, 1633. The painting is still missing after the robbery from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990.
Photochrom of Amsterdam's Dam Square at the beginning of the 20th century
Drawing of the design by Pierre Cuypers in 1876.
A Polish Nobleman, 1637
The rebuilt Magere Brug, around 1938.
Front of Cuypers' building, circa 1895.
The Abduction of Europa, 1632. Oil on panel. The work has been described as "...a shining example of the 'golden age' of Baroque painting".
People celebrating the liberation of the Netherlands at the end of World War II on 8 May 1945
View of the facade by night.
A typical portrait from 1634, when Rembrandt was enjoying great commercial success
The 17th-century Canals of Amsterdam were listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2010, contributing to Amsterdam's fame as the "Venice of the North". Along with De Wallen, the canals are the focal-point for tourists in the city.
Portrait of a Young Couple (1622) by Frans Hals
Self Portrait, 1658, Frick Collection, a masterpiece of the final style, "the calmest and grandest of all his portraits"
Satellite picture of Amsterdam and North Sea Canal
Jeremiah Lamenting the Destruction of Jerusalem (1630) by Rembrandt
The Hundred Guilder Print, c. 1647–49, etching, drypoint and burin on Japan paper, National Museum of Western Art.
Topographic map of Amsterdam
The Meagre Company (1633–37) by Frans Hals and Pieter Codde
The Three Trees, 1643, etching
Large-scale map of the city centre of Amsterdam, including sightseeing markers,.
The Night Watch (1642) by Rembrandt
Rembrandt drawing of an Indian Mughal painting
Nieuwendammerdijk en Buiksloterdijk, Amsterdam-Noord, winter 2010
Banquet at the Crossbowmen’s Guild in Celebration of the Treaty of Münster (1648) by Bartholomeus van der Helst
Role-playing in self-portrait as an oriental potentate with a kris/keris, a Javanese blade weapon from the VOC era (etching, c. 1634)
The Westerkerk in the Centrum borough, one of Amsterdam's best-known churches
The Threatened Swan ({{circa}} 1650) by Jan Asselijn
The Night Watch or The Militia Company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq, 1642. Oil on canvas; on display at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
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The Milkmaid ({{circa}} 1657–58) by Johannes Vermeer
The Polish Rider – Possibly a Lisowczyk on horseback
A 1538 painting by Cornelis Anthonisz showing a bird's-eye view of Amsterdam. The famous Grachtengordel had not yet been established.
The Jewish Bride ({{circa}} 1667) by Rembrandt
The Man with the Golden Helmet, Gemäldegalerie, Berlin, once one of the most famous "Rembrandt" portraits, is no longer attributed to the master.
Rokin – November 1977
Girl in a Blue Dress (1641) by Johannes Cornelisz Verspronck
Saskia as Flora, 1635
Herengracht
Landscape with Waterfall (1660s) by Jacob van Ruisdael
Slaughtered Ox (1655), Musée du Louvre, Paris
Prinsengracht
Shivaji's portrait (1680s) in the Rijksmuseum (1630-80)
Rembrandt House Museum
The Egelantiersgracht lies west of the Grachtengordel, in the Jordaan neighbourhood.
Rembrandt statue and the sculptures of The Night Watch in 3D at the Rembrandtplein in Amsterdam
The Scheepvaarthuis, by architects Johan van der Mey, Michel de Klerk, Piet Kramer is characteristic of the architecture of the Amsterdam School.
Rembrandt statue in Leiden
The Begijnhof is one of the oldest hofjes in Amsterdam.
In 1775, a 25-year-old Johann Wolfgang von Goethe wrote in a letter that "I live wholly with Rembrandt" ("...ich zeichne, künstle p. Und lebe ganz mit Rembrandt."). At the age of 81 (1831), Goethe wrote the essay "Rembrandt der Denker" ("Rembrandt the Thinker"), published in the posthumous collection of his works.
The Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam and Conservatorium van Amsterdam, two examples of 21st-century architecture in the centre of the city
The Jewish Bride, c. 1665–9, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam. In Vincent van Gogh's own words (1885), "I should be happy to give 10 years of my life if I could go on sitting here in front of this picture [The Jewish Bride] fortnight, with only a crust of dry bread for food." In a letter to his brother Theo, Vincent wrote, "What an intimate, what an infinitely sympathetic picture it is,"
The Amsterdam Stock Exchange, the oldest stock exchange in the world
Rembrandt Laughing, 1628, J. Paul Getty Museum
The Zuidas, the city's main business district
The Girl in a Picture Frame, 1641, Royal Castle, Warsaw
Boats give tours of the city, such as this one in front of the EYE Film Institute Netherlands.
The evangelist Matthew and the Angel, 1661
Spiegelgracht
Moving Rembrandt's The Night Watch for the 1898 Rembrandt Exhibition
De Wallen, Amsterdam's Red-light district, offers activities such as legal prostitution and a number of coffee shops that sell cannabis. It is one of the main tourist attractions.
A young Rembrandt, c. 1628, when he was 22. Partly an exercise in chiaroscuro. Rijksmuseum
An Amsterdammer waits for a traffic light to change at the Muntplein in the heart of Amsterdam.
Self-Portrait in a Gorget, c. 1629; Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg
The Rijksmuseum houses Rembrandt's The Night Watch.
Self-portrait, 1630, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm
The Van Gogh Museum houses the world's largest collection of Van Gogh's paintings and letters.
Self-Portrait with Velvet Beret and Furred Mantle 1634
The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam is an international museum dedicated to modern and contemporary art and design.
Self-portrait at the age of 34, 1640, National Gallery, London
Rembrandt monument on Rembrandtplein
Self-Portrait, oil on canvas, 1652. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
Coldplay performing at the Amsterdam Arena, 2016
Self-portrait, Vienna c. 1655, oil on walnut, cut down in size. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
The Concertgebouw or Royal Concert Hall houses performances of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and other musical events.
Self-Portrait, 1660
Stadsschouwburg, Amsterdam's best-known theatre
Self Portrait as Zeuxis, c. 1662. One of 2 painted self-portraits in which Rembrandt is turned to the left.<ref name="W1">White, 200</ref> Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Cologne
One of the decorated boats participating in the 2013 Canal Parade of the Amsterdam Gay Pride
Self-Portrait with Two Circles, c.1665–1669. Kenwood House, London
AFC Ajax player Johan Cruyff, 1967
Self-portrait, 1669.
Femke Halsema has been the Mayor of Amsterdam since 2018.
Self-portrait at the age of 63, dated 1669, the year he died. National Gallery, London
Boroughs of Amsterdam
The Stoning of Saint Stephen, 1625, The first painting by Rembrandt, painted at the age of 19.<ref>{{Cite book |last=Starcky |first=Emmanuel |title=Rembrandt |publisher=Hazan |year=1990 |isbn=978-2-85025-212-9 |page=45}}</ref> It is currently kept in the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon.
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Artist in His Studio, 1628, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Police headquarters of Amsterdam
Bust of an old man with a fur hat, the artist's father, 1630
King Willem-Alexander, Princess Beatrix, and Queen Máxima greeting Amsterdammers from the Royal Palace of Amsterdam during Willem-Alexanders inauguration in 2013
Jeremiah Lamenting the Destruction of Jerusalem, c. 1630
A tram crossing the Keizersgracht
Andromeda, Circa 1630
The Amsterdam Metro is a mixed subway and above ground rapid transit system consisting of five lines.
The Philosopher in Meditation, 1632
Amsterdam Centraal station, the city's main train station
Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, 1632
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol ranks as Europe's third-busiest airport for passenger traffic.
Portrait of Aeltje Uylenburgh, 1632, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Police bicyclist crossing a bridge over the Prinsengracht
Portrait of Saskia van Uylenburgh, c. 1633–1634
Bicyclist at Amsterdam
Sacrifice of Isaac, 1635
The Agnietenkapel Gate at the University of Amsterdam, founded in 1632 as the Athenaeum Illustre
The Blinding of Samson, 1636, which Rembrandt gave to Huyghens
Susanna, 1636
Belshassar's Feast, 1636-1638
Danaë, 1636 - c. 1643, Hermitage Museum
The Archangel Raphael Leaving Tobias' Family, 1637, Louvre
The Landscape with Good Samaritan, 1638, Czartoryski Museum, Kraków
Scholar at his Writing Table, 1641, Royal Castle, Warsaw
Joseph's Dream, c. 1645
Susanna and the Elders, 1647
The Mill, 1648
An Old Man in Red, 1652–1654
Aristotle with a Bust of Homer, 1653, Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York
Young Girl at the Window, 1654, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm
Portrait of Jan Six, a wealthy friend of Rembrandt, 1654
Bathsheba at Her Bath, modelled by Hendrickje, 1654
A Woman Bathing in a Stream, modelled by Hendrickje, 1654
Pallas Athene, c.1655
The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Deijman, 1656
Jacob Blessing the Sons of Joseph, 1656
Woman in a Doorway, 1657–1658
Ahasuerus and Haman at the Feast of Esther, 1660
Saint Bartholomew, 1661, J. Paul Getty Museum
The Syndics of the Drapers' Guild, 1662
The Conspiracy of Claudius Civilis (cut-down), 1661–62
Lucretia, 1666 (Minneapolis Institute of Art)
The Return of the Prodigal Son, detail, c. 1669 - Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Self-portrait, c. 1628–29, pen and brush and ink on paper
Self-portrait in a cap, with eyes wide open, 1630, etching and burin
Seated Old Man (c.1630), red and black chalk on paper, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm
Suzannah and the Elders, 1634, drawing in Sanguine on paper, Kupferstichkabinett Berlin
Self-portrait with Saskia, 1636, etching, Rijksmuseum
An elephant, 1637, drawing in black chalk on paper, Albertina, Austria
Self-portrait leaning on a Sill, 1639, etching, National Gallery of Art
Christ and the woman taken in adultery, c. 1639–41, drawing in ink, Louvre
Beggars I., c. 1640–42, ink on paper, Warsaw University Library
The Windmill, 1641, etching
The Diemerdijk at Houtewael (near Amsterdam), 1648–49, pen and brown ink, brown wash, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
The Three Crosses, 1653, drypoint etching, state III of V, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Virgin and Child with a Cat, 1654, original copper etching plate above (the original copper plate), in Victoria and Albert Museum, example of the print below
Christ presented to the People, drypoint etching, 1655, state I of VIII, Rijksmuseum
Two Old Men in Conversation /Two Jews in Discussion, Walking, year unknown, black chalk and brown ink on paper, Teylers Museum
A a child being taught to walk (c. 1635). David Hockney said: "I think it's the greatest drawing ever done... It's a magnificent drawing, magnificent."<ref name="Hockney2014">{{Cite web |last=Lewis, Tim |date=16 November 2014 |title=David Hockney: 'When I'm working, I feel like Picasso, I feel I'm 30' |url=https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/nov/16/david-hockney-interview-i-feel-like-picasso |access-date=16 June 2020 |website=The Guardian |quote=David Hockney (2014): "There's a drawing by Rembrandt, I think it's the greatest drawing ever done. It's in the British Museum and it's of a family teaching a child to walk, so it's a universal thing, everybody has experienced this or seen it happen. Everybody. I used to print out Rembrandt drawings big and give them to people and say: 'If you find a better drawing send it to me. But if you find a better one it will be by Goya or Michelangelo perhaps.' But I don't think there is one actually. It's a magnificent drawing, magnificent." |archive-date=16 May 2020 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20200516011950/https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/nov/16/david-hockney-interview-i-feel-like-picasso |url-status=live }}</ref>
A young woman sleeping (c. 1654). Shows Rembrandt's calligraphic-style draughtsmanship.

The Rijksmuseum is the national museum of the Netherlands dedicated to Dutch arts and history and is located in Amsterdam.

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Amsterdam's main attractions include its historic canals, the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, the Stedelijk Museum, Hermitage Amsterdam, the Concertgebouw, the Anne Frank House, the Scheepvaartmuseum, the Amsterdam Museum, the Heineken Experience, the Royal Palace of Amsterdam, Natura Artis Magistra, Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam, NEMO, the red-light district and many cannabis coffee shops.

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The museum has on display 8,000 objects of art and history, from their total collection of 1 million objects from the years 1200–2000, among which are some masterpieces by Rembrandt, Frans Hals, and Johannes Vermeer.

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A depiction of a biblical scene was informed by Rembrandt's knowledge of the specific text, his assimilation of classical composition, and his observations of Amsterdam's Jewish population.

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A few of Amsterdam's notable residents throughout its history include: painters Rembrandt and Van Gogh, the diarist Anne Frank, and philosopher Baruch Spinoza.

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The painting is now in the Rijksmuseum.

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