Bestseller! The striking Rijksmuseum is more than just a building that houses art: it is a work of art in its own right! This is exactly what architect Pierre Cuypers had in mind: harmonize collection, building and gardens to provide an immersive experience. 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. English language edition.