The state-purchased painting of the flag bearer who has been on tour in our country since May –

The state-purchased painting of the flag bearer who has been on tour in our country since May –

Paint flag bearer van Rembrandt will visit twelve museums in all Dutch provinces for a year from May. The first stop is at the Fries Museum, followed by the Centraal Museum in Utrecht (June), the Drents Museum in Assen (August) and the Mauritshuis in The Hague (November).

The Groninger Museum will be the final destination in April 2023 before the canvas is finally moved to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.

“Give as many people as possible a chance. flag bearer The Rijksmuseum strives to offer every museum free entry for at least one day to see it. provided for primary and secondary education.

The Dutch state has earmarked 150 million euros for the purchase of Rembrandt’s self-portrait. The work is inherited from the extremely wealthy Rothschild family. The Rembrandt Association and the Rijksmuseum contributed 25 million. In February, the work reached the Netherlands, where it was kept in the Rijksmuseum’s restoration studio.

The takeover was met with lukewarm political enthusiasm. Many parties thought the timing was bad. The cultural sector is facing major problems due to the corona pandemic. Many legislators found it distasteful that the cabinet had set aside so much money for a single job during this time.

Source: NU

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