Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Museum Mauritshuis

The Mauritshuis art museum in the center of The Hague is a real gem. Primarily focused on Dutch/Flemish artists (it is owned by the government), it has a number of famous paintings, two of which are previewed here: Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring and Rembrandt's The Anatomy Lesson.


alice said...

To visit this museum two years ago was a great moment. I enjoyed Girl with a Pearl Earring of course but so many other paintings...One of them stays special to me, this one with a little bird, Le Chardonneret, sorry i don't remember the English name.

Anonymous said...

Well I love both artists you post about and I also like the building picture. I even tried to mimic Rembrandt's style.

Unfortunately, I read about them using the camera obscura and I lost some of my enthusiam for many of the artists of that period.

I didn't do much today but...

I did write about how people used to wear long underwear over winter or until we began to stink. You can find the link at the bottom of the post today.
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