Rembrandt's Night Watch is one of the most famous paintings in the world and a must-see when visiting the Netherlands. This book presents everything you need to know about the highlight of the Rijksmuseum collection. How did Rembrandt manage to surpass all his fellow painters? Who are the people in the painting? What is the eventful history of the Night Watch? How did the Night Watch get its name? The Rijksmuseum Series is an easy way to learn about the most important artworks and historical topics in the Rijksmuseum. Each lavishly illustrated volume introduces a work of art and places it in its (art) historical context. Ideal for anyone who wants to find out more on his favourite artwork in the museum, as a souvenir or gift. DUTCH language edition.