22 avril 2009

Five sculptures acquired by the Rijksmuseum from a donation from the Dutch Lottery

Lorenzo Bartolini, Caritas Educatrice, ca. 1842 AMSTERDAM.- Thanks to a donation from the Dutch lottery BankGiro Lottery, the Rijksmuseum has acquired five sculptures, all of which make an exceptional contribution to the Rijksmuseum’s international collection of sculptures. The exhibition gives an impression of the diversity of European sculpture over three centuries. The highlight of the exhibition is a life-sized Greyhound sculpture dating back to 1657. From 21 April 2009, the sculptures can be admired in the Acquisitions... [Lire la suite]