CODART, Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide

Flemish and Dutch paintings from the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna

Exhibition: 15 April - 4 July 2004


Haruo Kawai

From the museum website

From the collections of Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien (Art History Museum in Vienna), this exhibition focuses on 16th and 17th-century paintings from the Netherlands and Flanders. 58 masterpieces by the great artists of the time (Rubens, Van Dyck, Rembrandt, Vermeer and others) will be on display. Especially the works by Vermeer are extremely valuable as only around 30 items remain today. Among them The Artist’s Studio is regarded as the crown-jewel, of an importance that the museum takes pride in. The delicate touch and the translucent colors are so remarkable. It is the first time in Japan to introduce this painting, which has been attracting people from all over the world.

Other venue

Kobe, Kobe City Museum, 17 July-11 October 2004