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Rembrandt, Young Woman with Earrings, 1656 © State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

7 October
— 27 May 2018
Dutch Masters from the Hermitage
Treasures of the Tsars
For the first time in its existence, the Hermitage Amsterdam is mounting a show of Dutch masters from the renowned St Petersburg collection. The Nieuwe Keizersgracht wing will showcase one of the greatest treasures of the State Hermitage: the world’s leading collection of Dutch Golden Age painting outside the Netherlands. No fewer than 63 works by 50 different artists are being brought to Amsterdam for a unique exhibition that will celebrate the paintings first (brief) ‘home-coming’ in 350 years.
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Ilja Repin, Portrait of tsar Nicholas II, 1895, oil on canvas © State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg
3 exhibitions about Dutch Masters in the Hermitage
Dutch Golden Age painting
The great wealth acquired by the Northern Netherlands in the seventeenth century triggered a huge boom in painting.
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Gerard Dou, Leiden Bather. 1660–65. © State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg
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Three small paintings by Gerard Dou
All have a somewhat voyeuristic quality but the purpose and meaning of the group remains unclear.
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