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The milkmaid

The Rijksmuseum of Amsterdam is the National Museum of the most visited Netherlands and one of. It is not possible to be visited in his totality due to the initiated works of remodeling in 2003 and that already extend six years (its re-opening in 2012 - 2013 is anticipated). Nevertheless they have qualified for the visit the Wing Philips, with the best thing of its collection: The Masterpieces (or the Masterpieces).

It allows to only enjoy the best thing of the museum of form concentrated (in twelve rooms) reason why, in addition, it saves time, since in one or two hours it is visited. That yes, the price of the entrance does not vary.

In the ground floor paintings and pieces are exposed that evoke the splendor of the Century of Dutch Gold and the colonial time. Furniture, arms, scale models and houses of wrists even form this exhibition. Also there is a dedicated room perhaps of the ceramics of Delft.

, Nevertheless most interesting, the Dutch painting, waits in the first plant. When raising the fijaos stairs in the sculpture of an affair and its inscription. It is difficult to imagine one more an expression itched.

All the exhibited works are interesting and some, like one of a marine storm, with the shaken vigorously boats, or another one of a hyperrealistic swan defending their eggs, is truly moving.

The most important works than keep the Rijksmuseum are of painters very well known. Thus we observed pictures of Frans Hals or the captivating paintings of Vermeer. The side street is a sample of the impressive thing that can be something as daily as a normal street of Delft thanks to the magic of Vermeer. The milkmaid, with her simple beauty, will not leave nobody indifferent one.

Also there are important pieces of Rembrandt, like the Jewish fianc2ee and, coverall, the round at night. This picture of great dimensions is considered as the work most famous of the teacher of Leiden and hides many secrets that are kept awake to us thanks to informative pamphlets that there are in the room.

- Practical Information:

  • Address: Jan Luykenstaat 1 (Wing Philips).
  • Schedule: every day from 9 to 18 h. 20,30 Fridays close to h.
  • Entrance: 11 €, free for minors of 19 years.
  • It is possible to be arrived with the street cars 2 and 5 that leave from the Central station (Hobbemastraat shutdown) or with the 16, 24 and 25 that leaves the Dam place.

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