Dutch Masters from the Hermitage

7 October 2017 – 27 May 2018

The exhibition Dutch Masters from the Hermitage is unique in the world. For the first time, and probably the last, a large overview of the Dutch masterpieces from the collection of the Hermitage in St. Petersburg will be on show in Europe.

On display are over 63 works by 50 painters of the Dutch Golden Age, including 6 masterpieces by Rembrandt. The tsars purchased them in the times of The Republic. They thereby set an international trend in appreciation of Rembrandt and his contemporaries. The splendid works of art bear witness to a true love for the Dutch Golden Age painters. Most paintings never travelled back to the Netherlands or Western Europe. Now, they return to their home ground for seven months.

A first selection of works that will be shown, is now known. Rembrandt’s Flora (1634) and Young Woman with Earrings (1656), Govert Flinck’s Portrait of a Man (1637), Lot and his daughters (ca. 1600) by Joachim van Wtewael, The woman and her maid (1661-63) by Pieter de Hooch and Jan Steen Tric-Trac Players (1667) are definite. Soon, much more will be announced, including works by Frans Hals, Jacob van Ruisdael, Gerard Dou, Cornelis Cornelisz. Haarlem and Paulus Potter.

With over 1,000 works (paintings, prints and drawings), the Dutch Masters collection of the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg is the world's largest outside the Netherlands.

Rembrandt van Rijn, Flora, 1634
© State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

Opening hours

Daily 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed on 27 April (Kingsday) and 25 December (Christmas Day)
Open on 1 January 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.

The Hermitage Amsterdam is located on Amstel 51, Amsterdam

Photo Roy Beusker Fotografie

More information:
+31 (0)20 530 74 88

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+31 (0)20 530 87 55


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