32 17th-century Dutch and Flemish paintings and drawings in the museum collection, exhibited in honor of the visit of Queen Beatrix to Brazil. The exhibition has been organized by Anton Berden with support of the Dutch consulate-general in Rio de Janeiro. Among them are the museum’s 8 paintings by Frans Post as well as 18 engravings from Caspar Barlaeus’s Rerum Octennium in Brasilia from the National Library Foundation, as well as a complete copy of the book. New photographs of locations pertaining to the Dutch presence in Brazil fill out the display.
Paulo Reis, A presença holandesa no Brasil, Rio de Janeiro (Museu Nacional de Belas Artes) 2003.