Dutch Drawings: highlights from the Rijksmuseum

Etched self portrait of Rembrandt as a young man with curly hair, wearing a cap, with a surprised expression on his face
Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), Self-Portrait in a Cap, Wide Eyed and Open Mouthed, 1630. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.Credit

16 July – 6 November 2022 
Print Gallery | Admission free – no booking required

In the atmospheric Print Gallery, this exhibition offers a rare opportunity to view in Ireland works by seventeenth-century Dutch artists from the collection of the world-famous Rijksmuseum. Drawings and prints by artists including Rembrandt, Hendrik Avercamp, Jan van Goyen and Jacob van Ruisdael take centre stage. From a child’s first steps to a sea battle, and from a young girl reading to peaceful wooded landscapes, Dutch Drawings gives an insight into life in the Netherlands centuries ago through exquisitely skilful works on paper.

Curator: Anne Hodge

This exhibition is organised in cooperation with the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.

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