— 27 August
Rembrandt & His Contemporaries,
History Paintings from The Leiden Collection
This is a unique opportunity to admire art from a private collection. All the more so when the works return, for one time only, to the place where they were conceived and created four centuries ago. 𝘙𝘦𝘮𝘣𝘳𝘢𝘯𝘥𝘵 & 𝘏𝘪𝘴 𝘊𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘮𝘱𝘰𝘳𝘢𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘴 presents 35 paintings from 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘓𝘦𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘯 𝘊𝘰𝘭𝘭𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯, an exceptional private collection in New York. On view are magnificent works by the greatest history painters of the 17th century, such as 𝐑𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐭 𝐯𝐚𝐧 𝐑𝐢𝐣𝐧, his teacher 𝐏𝐢𝐞𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐋𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐦𝐚𝐧, his students 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐥 𝐅𝐚𝐛𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐮𝐬 and 𝐀𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐝𝐞 𝐆𝐞𝐥𝐝𝐞𝐫, and their contemporaries. Names such as 𝐉𝐚𝐧 𝐋𝐢𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐬, 𝐅𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐬 𝐯𝐚𝐧 𝐌𝐢𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐬 and 𝐉𝐚𝐧 𝐒𝐭𝐞𝐞𝐧. Admire the history paintings and discover for yourself why they were considered the noblest, most prestigious form of painting.