The Rijksmuseum

by tiresomemoi

Rijksmuseum

While visiting the Rijksmuseum last week I found myself drawn to feet and hands. I’m not sure why but I was. So here I offer feet and hands and some fruit for good measure.

 

Ferdinand Bol, Portrait of Elizabeth Bas

Elizabeth Bas

 

Johannes Verspronck, Portrait of Maria van Strijp

Maria van Strijp

 

Johannes Verspronck, Portrait of a girl dressed in blue

girl dressed in blue

 

Caesar Boetius van Everdingen, A young woman warming her hands over a brazier

warming her hands

 

Rembrandt Haremensz van Rijn, Portrait of Johannes Wtenbogaert

Johannes Wtenbogaert

 

Bartholomeus van der Helst, Portrait of Gerard Bicker

Gerard Bicker

 

Rembrandt Haremensz van Rijn, Isaac and Rebecca

Isaac and Rebecca

 

Johannes Vermeer, The Milkmaid

The Milkmaid

 

Bartholomeus van der Helst, Banquet in celebration of the Treaty of Münster

van der Helst, orangeSeven faces, Six hands

 

van der Helst, gold bowWho doesn’t love gold slippers?

 

van der Helst, socksIt’s really all about the socks.

 

Jan Davidsz de Heem, Festoon of fruits and flowers

fruits and flowers

 

The Rijksmuseum* gets an A for access. The entrance is flat, the elevator is roomy, and the restrooms are spacious and clean.

*Currently only a small portion of the museum is open. The full museum will reopen in 2013.

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