RIJKS Masters of the Golden Age


Paintings from the Gallery of Honour
Marcel Wanders

460 pages
25 x 35 x 6,5 cm
ISBN 978-90-830655-5-7
NUR 640


The internationally renowned design studio Marcel Wanders and publisher Uitgeverij Komma proudly announce a 4th reprint of the Unlimited Edition of the unique art publication ‘Rijks, Masters of the Golden Age’. Within the 4th reprint of this volume, 20 new pages feature two famous wedding paintings of Marten Soolmans and Oopjen Coppit made by Rembrandt in 1634.

This seminal publication has sold out three printings since 2016. The original edition featured sixty-five 17th Century Dutch masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum’s prestigious Gallery of Honour, and commentary from leading contemporary critical thinkers from the worlds of philosophy, art, film, food, trend, business and design. This version also includes featuring writings of Ferran Adrià, David Allen, Alain de Botton, Anton Corbijn, Angela Missoni, Jimmy Nelson, Erwin Olaf and many more, but also introduces new art work and a very special interview.

A homage to the 17th-century Dutch masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum’s prestigious Gallery of Honour.

Through an in-depth interview with Mr Pieter Roelofs (Head of Painting & Sculpture of the Rijksmuseum), a rich perspective on history, Rembrandt and the Amsterdam lifestyle from back in the earlier days unfolds. Mr Pieter Roeloefs also details the concept and relationship between the paintings, the joined purchase of the paintings by Rijksmuseum and the Louvre in Paris and their journey to the Rijksmuseum.

Crafted with the same luxury, this reprint brings the art and book enthusiast eye to eye with iconic paintings. This publication offers beautiful hand-written calligraphy, and quality printing technique and paper.

‘Rijks, Masters of the Golden Age’ is also available as Special Edition and Limited Edition.