Collection: Turning Heads: Rubens, Rembrandt and Vermeer

24 February - 26 May 2024
Beit WIng (Rooms 6-10) | Admission charge

This exhibition features works by Dutch and Flemish artists of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries who were exponents of the tronie – an intriguing painting of a head. Paintings include Study of an Old Woman by Rubens, The Laughing Man, 1629-1630, by Rembrandt and The Man with the Golden Helmet, c. 1650 from the circle of Rembrandt. Vermeer’s most exquisitely detailed tronie, Girl with the Red Hat, c.1665-1667, is an exhibition highlight. Ticketed, admission from €5.

This exhibition is a collaboration between the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp and the National Gallery of Ireland.

Curators: Dr Lizzie Marx, Curator of Dutch and Flemish Art and Dr Brendan Rooney, Head Curator.

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