Playmobil I Marten & Oopjen

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Article number W15754
Height 5
Width 10
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Two masterpieces in one Playmobilset Especially on the occasion of the extensive restoration of Rembrandt's most works Marten & Oopjen, the Rijksmuseum has released a unique Marten &Oopjen Playmobile set. The set consists of two miniature figures by Marten Soolmans and Oopjen Coppit, in addition to a hand fan.

Marten &Oopjen: for almost 400 years together.

Marten Soolmans was the son of a wealthy Flemish immigrant, who owned a successful sugar refinery business in Amsterdam. In 1634 he confidently posed for Rembrandt, then one of Amsterdam's most in-demand portrait painters. Because of his exuberant costume, with expensive lace and huge rosettes on the shoes, they called him a Dandy in the 19th century. His wife Oopjen Coppit from Amsterdam that belonged to a small group of family rulers. Oopjen's grandfather had become rich with the trade in grain and gunpowder. Even though Oopjen is dressed less modernly than Marten, but with her black silk dress and jewelry she definitely shows her wealth.

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