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Louvre Abu Dhabi to take Rembrandt and Vermeer to the Gulf

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"Ache in Rembrandt on show on the Louvre Abu Dhabi". Photograph: Karim Sahib / AFP

The Louvre Abu Dhabi, Rembrandt and Vermeer this month.

Rembrandt, Vermeer and the Rembrandt

"Dutch Golden Age: masterpieces from the Leiden assortment and the Louvre Museum".

The exhibition, which is exhibited within the capital of the United Arab Emirates from February 14 to Might 18, is devoted to Rembrandt, Vermeer and the well-known "little youngsters", painters identified for his or her detailed work, from the Netherlands.

"Rembrandt is a grasp of the Golden Age," Rabate Manuel's central workplace instructed AFP. "He’s a common genius, he’s linked to the world."

The exhibition presents 95 works, together with "The younger girl sitting on a virgin" by Vermeer along with the "Portrait of a person" by Rembrandt and "Research of the top and arms collectively of a younger man like Christ in prayer" .

The museum has additionally acquired "Head of a younger man, with clasped arms: Research of the determine of Christ" by Rembrandt as a part of his everlasting assortment.

The Louvre Abu Dhabi was inaugurated with nice pomp in November 2017: President Emmanuel Macron and Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan of Abu Dhabi.

It was marketed as a "common museum" celebrating cultural trade and tolerance.

In line with stories, the museum has value the United Arab Emirates round $ 1 billion, together with greater than $ 500 million to make use of the French model "Louvre". Officers haven’t confirmed the worth tag.


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