Rembrandt in Prague

This time Bohemia Apartments Prague welcome a famous guest. Who does not know the name of Rembrandt – the name of the greatest Dutch painter? In February will come to Prague so we would like to invite to the exhibition Rembrandt & Co. – Stories of art in the century of prosperity.

 

For the less dedicated – Rembrandt van Rijn (1606 – 1669) is considered one of the best creators of Western art. As one of the few have become famous during his lifetime and especially thanks to figurative painting and mastery of chiaroscuro. In his work among portraits and autoportraits you also find the Dutch landscape or mythological and biblical themes.

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National Gallery has opened in February 2012 the largest and most important exhibition of the season. The exhibition doesn‘t show only Rembrandt canvas, but also other Dutch masters of the “Golden Age” – there is exposed to a total of one hundred and twenty paintings. Some come from the collections of the National Gallery, others are borrowed from abroad, from Berlin or from Brunschwig gallery. The most important works are the Man in oriental costume, which was painted by Rembrandt in 1635 and is otherwise seen in Rijksmuseu in Amsterdam. The only Rembrandt painting which is permanently located in the Czech Republic, is a picture of a Scholar in the study from 1634. The National Gallery acquired it from Nostický collection in 1945.

 

Do you know what is interesting in both paintings? Yes, on both is the same man! Among the unique works that deserve your attention, there are also portraits of Rembrandt himself and his wife, whose authors are masters students. According to art experts around the world there are about 650 works where Rembtandt should be the author. But one hundred percent authenticity has been demonstrated only in about three hundred. The more the National Gallery is proud of the original. The exhibition will last until 27.05.2012 and you can find it in Sternberg Palace.

Prague has still a lot to offer to its guests. To know and see as much as possible, you must stay here at least a few days. So do not forget the accommodation. Good price and luxury apartment offers Bohemia Apartments Prague.

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