The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery in The Hague, Netherlands
The Mauritshuis is an art museum in The Hague, Netherlands. The museum houses the Royal Cabinet of Paintings which consists of 854 objects, mostly Dutch Golden Age paintings. The collections contains works by Johannes Vermeer, Rembrandt van Rijn, Jan Steen, Paulus Potter, Frans Hals, Jacob van Ruisdael, Hans Holbein the Younger, and others. Originally, the 17th century building was the residence of count John Maurice of Nassau. It is now the property of the government of the Netherlands and is listed in the top 100 Dutch heritage sites.
In 1631, John Maurice, Prince of Nassau-Siegen, a cousin of stadtholder Frederick Henry, bought a plot bordering the Binnenhof and the adjacent Hofvijver pond in The Hague, at that time the political centre of the Dutch Republic. On the plot, the Mauritshuis was built as a home between 1636 and 1641, during John Maurice's governorship of Dutch Brazil. The Dutch Classicist building was designed by the Dutch architects Jacob van Campen and Pieter Post. The two-storey building is strictly symmetrical and contained four apartments and a great hall. Each apartment was designed with an antechamber, a chamber, a cabinet, and a cloakroom. Originally, the building had a cupola, which was destroyed in a fire in 1704.
After the death of Prince John Maurice in 1679, the house was owned by the Maes family, who leased the house to the Dutch government. In 1704, most of the interior of the Mauritshuis was destroyed by fire. The building was restored between 1708 and 1718.
In 1774, an art gallery open to the public was formed in what is now the Prince William V Gallery. That collection was seized by the French in 1795 and only partially recovered in 1808. The small gallery space soon proved to be too small, however, and in 1820, the Mauritshuis was bought by the Dutch state for the purpose of housing the Royal Cabinet of Paintings. In 1822, the Mauritshuis was opened to the public and housed the Royal Cabinet of Paintings and the Royal Cabinet of Rarities. In 1875, the entire museum became available for paintings.
The Mauritshuis was privatised in 1995. The foundation set up at that time took charge of both the building and the collection, which it was given on long-term loan. This building, which is the property of the state, is rented by the museum. In 2007, the museum announced its desire to expand. In 2010, the definitive design was presented. The museum would occupy a part of the nearby Sociëteit de Witte building. The two buildings would be connected via a tunnel, running underneath the Korte Vijverberg. The renovation started in 2012 and finished in 2014. During the renovation, about 100 of the museum's paintings were displayed in the Gemeentemuseum in the Highlights Mauritshuis exhibition. About 50 other paintings, including the Girl With the Pearl Earring, were on loan to exhibitions in the United States and Japan. The museum was reopened on 27 June 2014 by King Willem-Alexander.
The collection of paintings of stadtholder William V, Prince of Orange was presented to the Dutch state by his son, King William I. This collection formed the basis of the Royal Cabinet of Paintings of around 200 paintings. The collection is currently called the Royal Picture Gallery. The current collection consists of almost 800 paintings and focusses on Dutch and Flemish artists, such as Pieter Brueghel, Paulus Potter, Peter Paul Rubens, Rembrandt van Rijn, Jacob van Ruisdael, Johannes Vermeer, and Rogier van der Weyden. There are also works of Hans Holbein in the collection in the Mauritshuis.
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Mauritshuis, The Hague, Netherlands
The Mauritshuis is one of the most important art museums in the Netherlands. While it is most famous for one painting, Vermeer’s Girl With a Pearl Earring, it contains many other great works of art, including two other world-famous masterpieces, Anatomy Lesson by Rembrandt and Paul Potter’s Bull. Mauritshuis has 800 paintings, mostly from the Dutch Golden Age along with 50 miniatures, 20 sculptures and various drawings and prints, assembled in what is called the Royal Cabinet of Paintings. It has the highest number of masterpieces per square meter in the Netherlands, including paintings by masterpieces by Jan Steen, Frans Hals, Jacob van Ruisdael, Hans Holbein, and others.
The Mauritshuis is open every day. On Mondays the museum opens at 13:00 instead of 10:00, and on Thursdays it is open in the evening until 20:00. Tip for those who wish to avoid the busiest time: the Mauritshuis is relatively quiet in the afternoons after 15:00 and on Thursday evenings.
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Emilie Gordenker: Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis
The Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis combines a truly great collection of Dutch and Flemish paintings with the spectacular setting of a seventeenth-century city palace in the historic center of The Hague. This lecture will trace the history of the Mauritshuis's collection and the building that houses it, and will offer a behind-the-scenes view of the current renovation and expansion of the museum.
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Event Date: 10.23.13
Speaker: Emilie Gordenker
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The Hague - Mauritshuis museum
The Mauritshuis museum in The Hague houses a world-famous collection from the Dutch Golden Age. At the unique 17th-century palace you can make the acquaintance of The Girl with a Pearl Earring by Vermeer, The Goldfinch by Fabritius and The Anatomy Lesson by Rembrandt. The Mauritshuis is a unique opportunity to see world-famous paintings by the Dutch Masters at one of Holland's most beautiful locations.
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Mauritshuis - Discover Dutch Masters in The Hague
The Mauritshuis is home to the Best of Dutch painting from the Golden Age. The compact, yet world-renowned collection, is situated in the heart of The Hague, right next to the government centre. Masterpieces such as Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp by Rembrandt, The Goldfinch by Fabritius and The Bull by Potter are on permanent display in the intimate rooms of this seventeenth-century monument.
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弗里克(Frick)美術收藏館助理館長 Margaret Iacono
The girl in particular has that wonderful sense of mystery, we don't know who she is, we want to know who she is turning around to face, and where did she get that spectacular pearl that she is wearing. She's timeless. Although she is dressed in exotic garb (clothes) for the 17th century, she still appeals to us today with that wonderful penetrating gaze.
弗里克(Frick)美術收藏館助理館長 Margaret Iacono
We felt there were many correspondences between the paintings in our collections and also the institutions themselves, because they are both historic places. They are a 17th century palace, and we are actually a Golden Age mansion, so our interiors are very similar.
弗里克(Frick)美術收藏館助理館長 Margaret Iacono
It's a spectacular little bird, a popular per in 17th century Dutch homes. It is fabulous because, like Vermeer, there are very few paintings that can be attributed to Fabritius. He dies very young, 32, and there is a horrible explosion in the city of Delft, which not only kills him, but destroys his studio and probably most of his paintings. But it is a precious gorgeous work and it has that same tranquility and sense of light that you see in Vermeer.
弗里克(Frick)美術收藏館助理館長 Margaret Iacono
This show in particular, Dutch paintings in particular, from the 17th century, I think are very accessible no matter what your cultural heritage, because they are largely secular, landscape paintings, scenes of everyday life and still lives, I think appeal to everybody.
Η Βρετανικη βασιλικη οικογενεια εχει στην προσωπικη της κατοχη μια απο τις μεγαλυτερες και σπουδαιοτερες συλλογες ζωγραφικης. Και τι θα ηταν η αξια της συλλογης αν δεν την εβλεπε κανενας για να μιλαει για αυτην. Γιαυτο ποτε ποτε η βασιλισα Ελισαβετ κανει επιδειξη της συλλογης της στην τηλεοραση.
Αυτη τη φορα ομως εκανε κατι καλυτερο. «Δανεισε» τη συλλογη της στο Ολλανδικο μουσειο της Χαγης «Mauritshuis», (η στα αγγλικα «the House of Lords») , και μια και τα «δανεικα» ειναι εργα πολλων και φημισμενων Ολλανδων ζωγραφων προβλεπεται μεγαλος αριθμος επισκεπτων.
22 εργα τεχνης απο τον 17 αιωνα, διαλεγμενα ενα ενα απο την συλλογη της βασιλικης οικογενειας της Αγγλιας ηρθαν σπιτι τους μπορουμε να πουμε γιατι ολα ειναι εργα Ολλανδων ζωγραφων.
Ολα εινα μονακριβα εργα τεχνης των ζωγραφων Gerrit Dou, Johannes Vermeer, Jan steen, Gabriël Metsu, Adrian van de Sande, Pieter de Hooch
Ολα τα εργα εχουν θεμα την απεικονηση της καθημερινοτητας και το κανουν με ιδιαιτερη μοναδικοτητα.
Αναμεσα τους το καταπληκτικο εργο του ζωγραφου Jan steen, της γυναικας που βαζει η βγαζει τις καλτες της (τελικα τις βγαζει και αυτο μπορει κανεις να το πει με σιγουρια αφου ακομα απεικονιζεται το σφιξιμο του ελαστικου απο την κορυφη της καλτσας στο ποδι) που στην εποχη του εθεωρειτο απο τις πιο «ερωτικες» ζωγραφιες.
Mauritshuis Museum The Hague | Rembrandt's Anatomy & Vermeer's Girl With A Pearl Earring
Museum Mauritshuis The Hague is home to the masterpieces such as Rembrandt's The Anatomy Lesson Of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, Vermeer's Girl With A Pearl Earring, Fabritius’s The Goldfinch, Potter's The Bull and many more. Discover the beautiful Dutch paintings with this great art museum in The Hague, Netherlands.
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Mauritshuis Photos & Reviews Museums Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis Mauritshuis Art Museum Established in 1822, the Mauritshuis “Maurits House” in English, a large residence built in the 1630s named after its owner Johan Maurits van Nassau-Siegen, governor of the Dutch possessions in Brazil — is an art museum in The Hague in the Netherlands that is home to the “Royal Cabinet of Paintings”, a collection of more than 800 Dutch Golden Age paintings. Its most famous possession is Johannes Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring with other paintings from Rembrandt van Rijn, Jan Steen, Paulus Potter, Frans Hals, and Hans Holbein the Younger among others. The museum closed for renovation in 2012 and just opened this past June, introducing a new identity designed by Studio Dumbar.The old logo, OMG, even for Dutch, weird-factor standards was super weird; it was like the house was about to be abducted and probed by this giant “M” that came from outer space. Really, really bizarre logo, designed in the 1980s by UNA designers. The new logo consists of a simple, contemporary, sans serif wordmark and one of the most stunning monograms I’ve seen all year. In the vein the disappearing-serif-stencil trend from typefaces like Dala Floda or logos like Blank this logo takes it to its most refined and elegant execution yet. It’s perfectly readable, it’s sexy, and it’s a wonderful blend of contemporary and classical.
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Royal Collection - Mauritshuis
The Mauritshuis travels back to London: Buckingham Palace, where the paintings belong to find out more about the Royal Collection.
Desmond Shawe-Taylor talks about the construction of the collection, the various royals who collected the artwork and why they selected these paintings. Attention will be paid to the interior of the palace with the Picture Gallery where masterpieces usually are on display. Quentin Buvelot talks about the formation of the Royal Collection of the Mauritshuis.
About the exhibition
The British royal family owns one of the finest collections of Old Master paintings in the world. The collection was brought together over many centuries by successive monarchs. The paintings normally hang behind closed doors in Buckingham Palace and other royal residences. The Mauritshuis has the great privilege of showing twenty-two of them for the duration of this exhibition.
The exhibition At Home in Holland: Vermeer and his Contemporaries from the British Royal Collection is on display from 29 September 2016 – 5 February 2017 in the Mauritshuis
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We spent a day by roaming around The Hague city.. First we went to Peace palace but got to know public can only visit on Sundays and that too guided tour. individual visit are not allowed. Later we walked through the royal palace street, Mauritshuis picture gallery, Binnenhof castle..
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17th century 'selfies' show at Dutch museum
These days, anybody with a smart phone can snap a selfie in a split second. Now the modern obsession has inspired a new exhibition in the Netherlands.
Back in the Dutch Golden Age, they were called self-portraits and were the preserve of highly trained artists who thought long and hard about every aspect of the painting.
The Mauritshuis museum in The Hague is staging an exhibition focusing solely on these 17th century self-portraits, highlighting the similarities and the differences between modern-day snapshots and historic works of art.