Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

I had only half an hour before the Boijmans Museum closed:  not nearly enough time to see a major European collection, austerely, but beautifully displayed in spookily empty galleries.   I liked The Last Supper by Jörg Ratgeb:-

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There was very intelligent, up-to-date, art historical interpretation.   Not surprisingly, great cabinet rooms of seventeenth-century Dutch paintings, including Titus at his Desk:-

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Just time to see and appreciate the astonishing collection of Rubens sketches before closing time:-

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Afterwards, I was able to admire its exterior, a nice piece of 1935 civic modernism by the city architect, A. van der Steur:-

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