(English) The Mauritshuis is celebrated for its world famous collection of Dutch and Flemish masterpieces of the Golden Age, including paintings by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Jan Steen, Frans Hals and Rubens. The renowned collection is housed in a seventeenth-century building in the centre of The Hague. The combination of the outstanding collection and a superb example of Dutch Classicist architecture makes the Mauritshuis truly unique. Emilie E.S. Gordenker shares a selection of personal favourites from stunning examples of Flemish primitive art to sun-drenched landscapes, from Biblical figures to detailed still lives and from serene interiors to humorous genre pieces.
This edition is part of the prestigious series Director's Choice, in which museum directors from all over the world, explain their favourite paintings.