Friday, March 18, 2011

The Golden Age of Dutch Painting

The special exhibit, "The Golden Age of Dutch Painting," at the Museum of Islamic Art had many beautiful paintings and a few by Rembrandt.

Qatar Museums Authority (QMA) in collaboration with the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, presents “The Golden Age of Dutch Painting, Masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum”, the first major exhibition of Dutch art in the Gulf region. It will take place in the temporary exhibition hall at the Museum of Islamic Art from 11 March – 6 June, 2011.  Forty-four paintings, among the best in the Rijksmuseum’s collection are being loaned to QMA. These paintings give a wide-ranging view of the artists, lifestyle and topography of Holland in the seventeenth century.

view from the Museum of Islamic Art

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