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
Johannes Verspronck, Portrait of Maria van Strijp
Johannes Verspronck, Portrait of a girl dressed in blue
Caesar Boetius van Everdingen, A young woman warming her hands over a brazier
Rembrandt Haremensz van Rijn, Portrait of Johannes Wtenbogaert
Bartholomeus van der Helst, Portrait of Gerard Bicker
Rembrandt Haremensz van Rijn, Isaac and Rebecca
Johannes Vermeer, The Milkmaid
Bartholomeus van der Helst, Banquet in celebration of the Treaty of Münster
Jan Davidsz de Heem, Festoon of 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.