The Joy of Museums

Finding Beauty & Meaning in Museums

Masterpieces of the Rijksmuseum

Amsterdam - Rijksmuseum

Among the many masterpieces in the Rijksmuseum the following are highlights in the “Joy of Museums”:

  • Portrait of a Young Couple (1622) by Frans Hals
  • The Meagre Company (1633–37) by Frans Hals and Pieter Codde
  • The Night Watch (1642) by Rembrandt
  • The Milkmaid (c. 1657–58) by Johannes Vermeer
  • The Jewish Bride (c. 1667) by Rembrandt

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