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| Kruisbeeld, ca. 1600 - ca. 1699 |

| Kruisbeeld, ca. 1600 - ca. 1699 |

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam - Rreading Room, the largest public art history research library in Netherlands.

BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS Rijksmuseum Amsterdam - Rreading Room, the largest public art history research library in Netherlands.

The Night Watch by Rembrandt van Rijn, 1640 - 1642. Rembrandt painted The Militia Company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq between 1640 and 1642. This picture was called the Nachtwacht by the Dutch and the Night Watch by Sir Joshua Reynolds.

(Dutch) The Night Watch, 1642 by Rembrandt van Rijn. Rembrandt painted The Militia Company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq between 1640 and This picture was called the Nachtwacht by the Dutch and the Night Watch by Sir Joshua Reynolds.

Portrait of a girl in blue, Johannes Cornelisz. Verspronck, 1641

Portrait of a girl dressed in blue Johannes Verspronck 1641 Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

With its wings stretched and its neck poised, the swan protects her eggs against a dog swimming nearby. Showing the scene from a low angle emphasises the bird’s power.   The inscriptions are a later addition and have a political message. They refer to the Dutch political leader Johan de Witt, who defended the Dutch state against its many enemies. 1640, Jan Asselijn.

(The Threatened Swan) Jan Asselijn - de bedreigde zwaan pre 1652

The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam -- Not a very large museum, but very engrossing. Their Rembrandt collection is stunning.

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands - Pierre Cuypers and Cruz y Ortiz

Only 4 more nights until what every Vermeer fan dreams of will once again be on view in the Gallery of Honour: four of his most beautiful works side by side. We can’t decide which is our favourite, just like parents can’t decide which of their children is their favourite. But anyway, which is your favourite?

The Milkmaid (De Melkmeid or Het Melkmeisje), sometimes called The Kitchen Maid, is an oil-on-canvas painting of a "milkmaid", in fact a domestic kitchen maid, by the Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer

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