Art Surpassing Nature - Exhibition Resources

Jacob van Ruisdael

Exhibition of Landscapes from the Dutch Golden Age now open in the National Gallery of Ireland

The exhibition, Art Surpassing Nature: Dutch Landscapes in the Age of Rembrandt and Ruisdael, will be on display until Sunday 20 January 2013. Admission is free.

The National Gallery of Ireland has an outstanding collection of Dutch landscape paintings and drawings, comprising iconic works by Jacob van Ruisdael, Aelbert Cuyp, Jan van Goyen and Hendrick Avercamp, and one of just nine known painted landscapes by Rembrandt.


Download an activity sheet for post-primary students [PDF 459KB]


Leaving Certificate

Download a diagram of the exhibition space [PDF 225KB]

Download an information sheet on the gallery visit [PDF 450KB]

Request a tour of the exhibition