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Mauritshuis examines five paintings of Jan Steen

Mauritshuis examines five paintings of Jan Steen

Five paintings by Jan Steen (1626-1679) from the British Royal Collection here in our country. The Mauritshuis in The Hague has the work under his wing for an investigation into the painting technique of the artist, and she is then also available to the public.

From 29 september Driekoningenfeest: The king drinks, a Woman in a bedroom, Tavern with vioolspeler, Merry company in an inn and Fighting peasants at an inn in the exhibition Dutch house: Vermeer and his contemporaries from the Royal Collection.

In addition to the work of Jan Steen is also the work of Gerard ter Borch, Gerrit Dou, Pieter de Hooch and Gabriel Metsu. Highlight of the exhibition is The music lesson by Johannes Vermeer.

Jan Steen, one of the most popular painters of the Dutch Golden Century, left more than four hundred paintings. The museum hopes that the research to get to know more about the technical and artistic development of the artist. Only 10 percent of his work is dated and that makes it difficult to this sight to get.

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