Vermeer Travels to Qatar

February 2nd, 2011

The Golden Age of Dutch Painting, Masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum
11 March – 6 June, 2011
Museum of Islamic Art, Doha

Qatar Museums Authority (QMA) in collaboration with the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, presents The Golden Age of Dutch Painting, Masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum, the first major exhibition of Dutch art in the Gulf region. It will take place in the temporary exhibition hall at the Museum of Islamic Art from 11 March – 6 June, 2011.

Forty-four paintings, among the best in the Rijksmuseum’s collection are being loaned to QMA. These paintings give a wide-ranging view of the artists, lifestyle and topography of Holland in the seventeenth century. Included are works of Rembrandt and Vermeer (The Love Letter ).

<http://www.qma.com.qa/eng/index.php/qma/news_item/169>

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