The history of the Mauritshuis is rich and fascinating. Count Johan Maurits, a Dutch governor in Brazil, commissioned the construction of the house as his residence upon his return to the Netherlands. The building itself is a masterpiece of Dutch Classicist architecture, with its elegant facade and grand interior spaces.
Today, the Mauritshuis serves as a world-class art museum, showcasing the best of Dutch Golden Age painting. Its collection includes iconic works such as Vermeer’s “Girl with a Pearl Earring” and Rembrandt’s “The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp.” Visitors can immerse themselves in the beauty and mastery of these timeless artworks.