Hermitage Amsterdam: Highlights from the Hermitage Museum St Petersburg (Amsterdam Museum Guides Book 4)
Publisher: Amsterdam Publishers
Description and Overview
Off the beaten track in Amsterdam: Hermitage AmsterdamThe Hermitage Amsterdam is the only European satellite of the famous Hermitage in St Petersburg in Russia. A must see when you visit Amsterdam. The museum is housed in a fascinating old building, Amstelhof, and stages excellent exhibitions.
Until the end of 2016 you will be able to enjoy a spectacular Portrait Gallery of the Golden Age: over thirty very large 17th-century group portraits that can be regarded as the artistic siblings of Rembrandt’s Nightwatch. Due to their enormous proportions the portraits are rarely on view, let alone shown together in a single exhibition. The works come from the collections of the Amsterdam Museum as well as the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.
More books in the series Amsterdam Museum Guides:
Amsterdam Museum Guides 1: Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
Amsterdam Museum Guides 2: The Anne Frank House Amsterdam
Amsterdam Museum Guides 3: Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam
Amsterdam Museum Guides 4: Hermitage Amsterdam (current volume)
All in one boxed set: Things to Do in Amsterdam: Museums