16th-Century Stained Glass from the Netherlands

17.05.2017 - 18.09.2017

in short

Changing presentations of recent acquisitions are displayed in the Rijksmuseum's acquistions gallery.
Exhibition has ended.
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Visitor entrance

Rijksmuseum
Museumstraat 1
1070 DN Amsterdam
Netherlands 

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Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

in detail

The Rijksmuseum holds one of the world’s most important collections of Netherlandish stained glass from the 15th and 16th century. In this period, small painted glass roundels and panels embellished the windows of private homes, town halls, hospitals, chapels and probably even cloisters. Not one of these early glass panels is still in its original location. Moreover, many have been lost or destroyed.

The depictions were generally designed by prominent artists, or taken from a print. One of the roundels on display is accompanied by its original design drawing. The glass panels on view here are extremely rare and exceptional examples of this art form.
Admission
adults aged 19 and over: 17,50 EUR
children under 19y: free
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