The Golden age are times of discoveries, journeys and new perspectives. Masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam are the perfect background for twentyfive quotes from the Renaissance. Enjoy Vermeer, Rembrandt and Potter from The Milkmaid, The Night Watch and the cows.
Some images that where painted then, can be found even now in everydays life. Pictures from journalist Ingrid Koenen prove that. Memento mori made place for Carpe Diem.
Save the day.
Machiavelli: “It is much more secure to be feared than to be loved”
Erasmus: “No man is wise at all times or is without his blind side”
Michelangelo: “I saw the angel in marble and carved until I set him free”