Let's meet the high society
Good afternoon dear group members,
I would like to invite you to join me for a trip to Amsterdam to visit one of its most prestigious museums and their new exhibition around the paintings of those persons that were considered as being part of the high society
Please read below what can be said about the exhibition:
"Over the centuries, many powerful monarchs, eccentric aristocrats and fabulously wealthy burghers have commissioned portraits of themselves, arrayed in all their finery, from the best painters in the world. Preferably standing, life-size and full-length. The young Marten Soolmans and Oopjen Coppit are the only couple that Rembrandt ever painted life-size, standing and full-length Protected content . This prestigious format was primarily reserved for monarchs and members of the aristocracy. It was not until some time later that it was used for high society in general.
In the exhibition, Rembrandt’s Marten and Oopjen are in very exclusive company. The others include mighty rulers, such as Charles V, the Holy Roman Emperor, ruler of the largest domain since the Roman Empire. There are also eccentric aristocrats like the Marchesa Luisa Casati, a femme fatale who was widely known for her extravagant parties. Or Jane Fleming, who, at that time, was considered to be one of the most beautiful women in England. Prominent burghers, such as the German politician Walther Rathenau (by Edvard Munch) and Dr Pozzi, a dandy, gynaecologist and notorious womanizer (by John Singer Sargent), also feature among the guests of honour in High Society."
For non-Rotterdam people, we can meet directly at Protected content
and for Rotterdam people, as usual we can meet up atProtected content
and take all together the train
In order to avoid queuing to buy your ticket, you can get it online: Protected content
Adult entry: 17.50 EUR
For the following people, it will be free: Youth aged 18 and under, Museumkaart holders, I Amsterdam City Card, members of ICOM, ICOMOS, the Rembrandt Association (Vereniging Rembrandt), KOG, Stadspas, Vrienden van de Aziatische Kunst, Vrienden van het Rijksmuseum, BankGiro Lottery VIP-KAART
And Holders of CJP or EYCA: 50% reduction on regular ticket price
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