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Dutch masters

Each Dutch master left his mark on his discipline, whether it was painting or architecture. Painters like Rembrandt van Rijn and Vincent van Gogh had a huge impact on the history of art. And today, too, masters like the architect Rem Koolhaas are able to inspire people with their work. Learn more about the Dutch masters and where you can see their work.

The masters of the Golden Age

Golden Age

Johannes Vermeer

The master of ‘Dutch light’.

Rembrandt van Rijn

Discover his biography, his talents and his famous works.

Frans Hals

Discover the world’s largest collection of paintings by Dutch Golden Age master Frans Hals.

Jan Steen

Humoristic scenes from daily life.

Hieronymous Bosch, Renaissance master

Hieronymus Bosch

Paintings that will remain a mystery forever.

Art museums

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

From Rembrandt to Rothko: Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen offers a great overview of art history.

Art museums

Het Noordbrabants Museum

Marvel at original paintings by Vincent van Gogh, who lived in Brabant, as well as an impressive collection of Master paintings from 1500-1800.

Vincent van Gogh, master of Impressionism

Van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh

Read more about the life and work of this historic artist.

Art museums

Van Gogh Museum

Discover Vincent Van Gogh’s masterpieces.

Art museums

Kröller-Müller Museum

Van Gogh and a sculpture garden in a national park.

Modern masters


Piet Mondriaan

Discover the works and ideas of one of the great modern artists and co-founder of De Stijl.


Rem Koolhaas in Holland

Enter the world of Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas. Be inspired by his world-renowned innovation.