5th October 2017
Royal collection of Dutch Masters arrives at the Hermitage Amsterdam

Flint is pleased to announce that a significant collection of Dutch Masters belonging to the State Hermitage in St. Petersburg has returned home to Holland for an exhibition at the Hermitage Amsterdam for the first time since they were purchased hundreds of years ago.

On 29th September, masterpieces by Rembrandt, Gerard Dou and Adriaen van Ostade arrived at the Hermitage Amsterdam in preparation for the opening of Dutch Masters from the Hermitage: Treasures of the Tsars, opening on Saturday 7 October 2017.

This will be the Hermitage Amsterdam’s first exhibition devoted to the crowning glory of its sister museum in Russia: it’s major collection of seventeenth-century Dutch paintings, the largest outside of the Netherlands. The exhibition will feature 67 paintings by more than 50 Dutch Golden Age artists, including six key portraits by Rembrandt.

Dutch Master’s from the Hermitage: Treasures of the Tsars runs from 7 October 2017 – 27 May 2018.

 

Image Credit: Flora (1634) by Rembrandt arriving at the Hermitage Amsterdam, photo courtesy of Hermitage Amsterdam