This is Gerorge Hendrik Breitner at his best, as the interpreter of Amsterdam street life at the end of the 19th century. The painting appears to capture a moment in time, a snapshot, but is that so? What do the figures on the canvas tell us about the city of Amsterdam? What part in the history of this work was played by the veiled woman?
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.