• Enrollment system is currently unavailable. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please try again later.

The Age of Rembrandt: Dutch Painting in The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Owning what is widely considered the greatest collection of Dutch art outside Europe, The Metropolitan Museum of Art is home to more than 228 Dutch paintings that date mostly from the 1600s, featuring masterpieces by Rembrandt, Hals, Vermeer, van Ruisdael, and many other outstanding Dutch artists. Study some of the finest paintings produced during the Dutch Golden Age, including Rembrandt’s Self-Portrait, Vermeer’s Study of a Young Woman, Hals’s Portrait of a Man, and van Ruisdael’s Wheat Fields. Discover works of intense naturalism and exquisite detail that stretched the technical and artistic boundaries of their time and inspire awe to this day. Other contemporaries of Rembrandt to be featured in this survey include Jan Steen, Pieter de Hooch, Gerard ter Borch, Pieter Claesz, and Rachel Ruysch.

More details

You'll Walk Away with

  • An introduction to some of the greatest masterpieces of the Golden Age of Dutch art
  • Familiarity with the main developments in 17th-century Dutch art in both style and subject matter
  • Knowledge of the growth of subject types, such as genre, portraiture, landscape, and still life, examined in the cultural context of life in the Dutch Republic

Ideal for

  • Art enthusiasts
  • Prospective and practicing arts professionals

1 section

  • Summer 2018
    • Section

    • Semester

      Summer 2018
    • Date

      May 31 - Jul 19
    • Day

    • Time

      • In-Person
    • Format

      • In-Person
    • Sessions

    • Location

      Off Campus