Johan Cruijff-1947-2016 belong from yesterday to the story of Amsterdam, Holland and all the world.
The discovery of the story of Amsterdam in executive summary gives the important facts of the city through artworks and a all the relevant information..
Close to the main monumental building of the Amsterdam Museum the brunch building displays the story of Amsterdam city in summary..
Photography (c) Tzina-Mersina Alimpoutaki-Joustra.
The story of Amsterdam at The Amsterdam Museum.
A Gigantic attraction.
David and Goliath with his Shield bearer c.1648-50. Artist: Albert Jansz Vinskenbrinck(1604-1664),design.
David and Goliath with his Shield - bearer is composed of three figures from the biblical story of the shepherd boy David who defeated the giant Goliath.
The wooden sculptures were made for the Old Maze garden that was located in the street Princengracht famous for its sculptures, fountains, gardens and a labyrinth. Some of the figures could also through mechanical movements as such Goliath roll eyes and nod his head forth and back.
Johan Cruijff in Ajax. 1967, the first from the button together with other Ajax spelers..
Street artists have been brightening up walls of Holland's several cities with pictures of footballers, popular singers, rappers and other cult figures. Since 2011 one of the most celebrated figure on the walls in Almere city and Amsterdam was the footballer Kamp Seedorf.
Amsterdam ..in summery in Amsterdam Museum.
The Arrival of Napoleon at Amsterdam, 1812-13.
Artist Mattheus Ignatius van Bree (1773-1839).
A highly significant period for Amsterdam was ' The Imperial Welcome'.
In October 181, the French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) arrived in Amsterdam, the empire's third city. A delegation of leading citizens met him as he entered the city at today's street with the name ' Linnaeusstraat'. Riding his grey Arabian steed, Napoleon accepts the symbolic keys to the city. On the right boundary marker with the heraldic emblem of Amsterdam.
Ajax Players. 1967. Johan Cruijff.
Paul Huf. 1924-2002
Loan Bonny Huf.
Amsterdam Museum describes an important 'story'. A 'story' which is also part of Holland especially for Amsterdam: 'Four young footballers pose for Paul Huf's camera in 1967. From frornt to back: Johan Cruijff, Sjaak Swart, Piet Keizer and Klaas Nuninga. Together they were the first eleven's attack formation. When this photo was taken, the four were still at the start of their tremendous career with Ajax.
My Town: A Celebration of diversity .
Artist: Barbara Broekman (1955).
Modern Night Wacht at Amsterdam Food Center.
(FCA). 2012.Annegien Van Doorn, photo.
Wouter Valkenier, idea.
Group portraits are popular in Amsterdam.While they started with massive paintings, photos are more common today.These are entrepreneurs of Amsterdam Food Center at the wholesale food market in Jan van Galenstraat (street). Showing off their wares as proudly as the seventeenth- century civic guards of old: a hanging deer, enormous fish, cheese, cauliflowers, boxes full of fruit and 1250 kilos of potatoes.
The Amsterdam Museum. The Netherlands.
Michiel de Ruyter and his Family, 1662.
Artist: Jurriaen Jacobsz (1624- 1685).
On loan from The Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.
Title:At home with the naval hero.