Tickets for Rijksmuseum: Rembrandt-Velázquez

See an unprecedented collection of Spanish and Dutch art from the 17th century

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Overview
Opening hours
Today:  09:00 - 17:00
Tomorrow:  09:00 - 17:00
Thursday:  09:00 - 17:00
Friday:  09:00 - 17:00
Saturday:  09:00 - 17:00
Sunday:  09:00 - 17:00
Monday:  09:00 - 17:00
Highlights
  • See paintings by Dutch and Spanish masters of the 17th century, including Rembrandt, Velázquez, and Vermeer
  • Take a rare chance to study them side by side, and see the surprising similarities between Spanish and Dutch styles
  • Enjoy this limited-time collaboration with the Prado Museum in Madrid, before or after exploring the rest of the Rijksmuseum
Description

Celebrating the Year of Rembrandt and the 200th anniversary of Museo Nacional del Prado, this once-in-a-lifetime exhibition displays some of the greatest artworks by the Dutch and Spanish Golden Age masters of the 17th century, including Rembrandt, Velázquez, Murillo, Hals, Zurbarán, and Vermeer.

Works by renowned artists, one Dutch and one Spanish, are paired up to compare and contrast the pieces. This juxtaposition creates stimulating and often surprising dialogues between the two artworks – through their differences and commonalities.

Each pair is artfully arranged to tell a story. Whether it's a shared theme (wealth, religion, power), specific motifs, or their use of light and composition, looking at these works displayed right next to one another makes it impossible not to draw some parallels.

Are there striking similarities between the two styles? Is it only conceptually, or do you physically see recurring patterns, objects, or techniques? You're invited to come to your own conclusion, but no matter what, you're guaranteed to appreciate the beauty of these rare and unique works of art.

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What's included
Direct entrance to the Rijksmuseum
Access to the 'Rembrandt-Velázquez: Dutch and Spanish Masters' exhibition
Instructions
  • Enter the museum via the Visitors with Ticket lane and show your smartphone ticket at the entrance to the galleries
  • The timeslot selected is for the visit to the exhibition, make sure you're on time (valid only once). Latecomers might not be welcome
Changing or cancelling your ticket
  • Cancellations are not possible for this ticket
  • Changes are possible for this ticket
Ratings & reviews
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Nov 2, 2019
Really good
Oct 30, 2019
Incredible
Oct 28, 2019
Quite varied layout..... Tom is some time to get our bearings right. Nights watch was exceo, because we overheard a guide talking about the differences with other work of art.

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