Museum Van Loon shows collected works of Ferdinand Bol

Museum Van Loon shows collected works of Ferdinand Bol

Ferdinand Bol (1616-1680) was not only a painter, but also a knowledgeable collector. His preserved works are now Museum Van Loon exhibited.

In his house on Amsterdam’s Keizersgracht had Bulb according to a in the metropolitan city archives preserved inventory certainly 62 paintings, including his teacher and colleague Rembrandt, but probably even more. Museum Van Loon, which is now at the same address houses, reconstructs the collection of Bulb for an exhibition on the place where in the seventeenth century, was assembled.

One of the highlights of the exhibition, on 6 October, is The circumcision by Rembrandt, which is transferred from the National Gallery of Art in Washington.

Of this work, plus a handful of other paintings at the exhibition, it is absolutely sure that they are in the Globe have hung a number of is that may be the case, and some fabrics are good replacements for work that Bols residence may have embellished.


The inventory of 1668 is in fact rather general. So is “a landscape of Van Ruisdael” is mentioned, so that was the Museum Van Loon is difficult to find the correct copy. But there is in each case a for this artist typical work to hang.

Eye-catcher is also a self-portrait of Ball that comes back from the Rijksmuseum. Bulb is again faced with Jeremias van Raey, his landlord, with whom a conflict had on the finish of the coach house. A portrait of van Raey is borrowed from the Walloon Church in Amsterdam.

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