23 February, 2006

rembrandt - caravaggio

Rembrandt & Caravaggio
24 Feb - 16 June
Tommorrow the joint exhibition by the Rijksmusuem and the Van Gogh Museum opens at the latter. It brings together an impressive listing of works by Rembrandt and Caravaggio.

Download the overview of the works of art as PDF
The Rijksmuseum will also be celebrating the 400th anniversary of Rembrandt van Rijn’s birth in 2006 and will be exhibiting its entire collection of his paintings and drawings throughout the year, including Rembrandt’s most famous painting, 'The Night Watch'. www.rijksmuseum.nl

It is well known that Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) was inspired by his great predecessor, Rembrandt van Rijn. This influence will be the subject of a special display in the print room of the exhibition wing. www.vangoghmuseum.nl

Rembrandt-Caravaggio is part of a series of exhibitions and events being organised in the Netherlands to commemorate Rembrandt’s 400th birthday. www.rembrandt400.nl

watch the commercial & sing happy birthday to Rembrandt

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