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The Real Painting Gallery, in The Hague, is one of the most outstanding museums of the Netherlands. Its admirable collection has axis in the century of Dutch gold, century XVII. Rembrandt, Vermeer and Steen are only some of the artists whose works catch the attention of the visitors in Mauritshuis.

 Mauritshuis, will galerá real, The Hague

Mauritshuis - in Spanish, House of Mauritius was constructed in 1640, in which then he was one of the most famous districts of The Hague. It is located in the Hofvijver, adjacent to the buildings of the government, like the parliament of the Netherlands, or Binnenhof. Dutch classicist is considered between the most beautiful examples of the architecture.

It was built for count Juan Mauritius de Nassau, a governor-general of the Dutch Brazil from that obtained its name. It was designed and constructed by Jacob van Campen and Pieterr Post, the most excellent architects of his time. 1822, Mauritshuis was transformed into a museum, and since then it lodges the real painting cabinet, constituted by collections of indescribable the real family of beauty and artistic value.

Eight hundred paintings, 50 miniatures, 20 pieces of sculpture and some drawings with their respective descriptive data are exhibited in Mauritshuis. There the work of Rembrandt van Rijn can be admired, in paintings Lesson of anatomy of the Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, Andrómeda, the chaste Susana, the presentation in the Homero temple, David and Saul, Self-portrait. Also they are there Morning call and the nymphs, Vista de Delft and the young person of the Rep it, of Johannes Vermeer. The bull, of Paulus Potter, and the original sin, of the flamenco Rubens is other remarkable works. Jan Steen, Frans Hals, Jan van Goyen, Jacob Ruysdael and the German Hans Holbein the Young person are counted between the famous painters whose work is exposed in Mauritshuis.

In the store of the museum postal can be acquired, posters, books and an ample variety of souvenirs. In De Braziliaan flavorful plates and drinks are offered, desserts, cakes and the most delicious coffee.

Practical information

  • Address: Korte Vijverberg 8, NL 2513 AB The Hague.
  • Schedules: of Tuesday to Saturdays, 10 to 17 hs. ; Sundays and holidays, from 11 to 17 hs. ; Monday, from 10 to 17 hs. until 1º of September.
  • Entrance: adults, 9,50 Euros; minors of 18 years, free.

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  1. Good morning
    I am collector of marcapaginas You you very publish in the Museum tuna that joining do puzle estaria interested the purchase.
    They podrian to give price to me and whatever are the collection.
    Anticipated thanks an affectionate greeting.
    Arnaldo

    Commentary by Arnaldo Biete
    23-01-2009 @ 5:14 p.m.
  2. Hello Arnaldo:

    We do not belong to the Museum. However, we can provide the mail to you of contact of the store of the museum so that you write to them directly. He is the following one:
    shop@mauritshuis.nl

    Greetings.

    Commentary by Carmen Marquez
    23-01-2009 @ 6:18 p.m.
  3. Hello good,
    I am painter and cotrack of the great teachers. Ground to give to the framed copies but the similar thing to the framed one of the museum, in the case of the class of anatomy of the Dr. Tulp, Rembrandt profit not to secure an approximated view of the frame of the picture. I do not know if you will be able to help me to by means of some photo, a connection or some reference. Anyway, very been thankful.

    A greeting,

    Commentary by Roxanna Dourthe
    20-07-2009 @ 3:02 a.m.
  4. I CONSULT, IF THEM SHIPMENT THE PHOTOS OF PAINTINGS IN MINIATURE ON PORCELAIN EUROPEAN ORIGIN, OF 300 YEARS OF ANTIQUITY, CAN COLLABORATE FOR KNOWING TO THE AUTHOR OF THESE PAINTINGS IN MINIATURE OF 5 CMST GUINEA FOWL TO ME ON PORCELAIN ARE LANDSCAPES OF EUROPE OF 300 YEARS OF ANTIQUITY

    Commentary by CARLOS NOBLE
    05-11-2009 @ 1:27 a.m.
  5. Hello, Carlos:

    I feel decirte that we cannot do what you ask to us. However, you can direct them to the own Web of the Gallery of that we have spoken in the article, to see if they can ayudarte.

    A greeting.

    Commentary by Carmen Marquez
    12-11-2009 @ 10:46 p.m.

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