8 July-3 Sept 2006. One of the four major exhibitions hosted by the Amsterdam Rembrandthuis museum this year as part of the 400th anniversary celebrations of Rembrandt van Rijns birth offers a new thematically grouped display of the museums vast collection of the masters etchings. Altogether Rembrandt produced some 290 prints, 260 of which are in the collection owned by the museum. Portraits, self-portraits, landscapes, biblical scenes and nudes are on display, as well as scenes from everyday life where, unlike his contemporaries, Rembrandt depicted characters from the street with great humanity. 30 Tronies or etched studies of human heads from Rembrandts early years complete the exhibition. Admission 7.50, children 6-15 years 1.50, under-6 free. Mon-Sun 10.00-17.00 Fri 10.00-21.00.
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Etchings by Rembrandt.
The Rembrandt House Museum is at 4 Jodenbreestraat 1011 NK Amsterdam. By metro from Amsterdam Central station to Nieuwmarkt Station, Hoogstraat exit. By tram lines 9 & 14 Waterlooplein stop. Tel. +31 (0)20 5200 400 firstname.lastname@example.org