Patrick McCaughey visits the Rijkmuseum

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March 2014, no. 359

Patrick McCaughey visits the Rijkmuseum

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March 2014, no. 359

The Rijksmuseum used to be the dullest of the major European collections. It looked as though Ursula Hoff had painted all the pictures. An air of dowdiness hung over the massive building and crowded collections where the good and the great indiscriminately mixed in with the mediocre in warren-like galleries with an over-supply of the decorative arts.

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