In Vermeer’s paintings, the world is much larger than we imagined and yet somehow deep, meaningful, and magical.
The pearl earring in Johannes Vermeer’s famous masterpiece was likely a fake, researchers say.
The extensive exhibition confronts the Netherlands’s often-forgotten colonialist legacy.
Researchers are investigating whether the presence of lead formate originated from past attempts to conserve the painting.
From February through June, the Amsterdam museum will display 28 works by the Dutch Golden Age master.
In 1715, the colossal painting was trimmed from all four sides, and the removed pieces were later lost.
When museums open the archives, some artists go to work.
The Rijksmuseum is celebrating the 350th anniversary of the artist’s death by exhibiting nearly 400 works by the Dutch painter. Here are our top selections from the show.
The Mysterious Landscapes of Hercules Segers at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is the first major retrospective on the radically experimental 17th-century Dutch artist.
The Rijksmuseum’s annual Rijksstudio Award invites anyone to create new work inspired by objects from its collection, and now the public can vote on the 10 finalists.
If you’re browsing the digital collection of Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum, you might come across a 1594 painting by Cornelisz van Haarlem, “Bathsheba at her Toilet,” picturing “the beautiful Bathsheba” bathing outside the castle of King David.
The Rijksmuseum’s new #StartDrawing campaign encourages visitors to slow down and sketch the works they see in the galleries instead of photographing them and moving on to the next thing.