The Geelvinck Hinlopen House is a house museum with four period rooms and a large garden on the canals of the historic centre of Amsterdam. The main house dates back to 1687, while the period rooms are mainly 18th and early 19th Century.
It also has one of the largest private gardens in Amsterdam’s historic city.
The Red Room
The Red Room has the typical opulent Rococo design of the Louis XV period. In the 19th century this was enhanced by darker shades and romantic floral motives. In this room are six paintings from Gillis de Hondecoeter, Pieter de Grebber, Pieter de Ring, Hans Goderis and Daniel Seghers.
The Blue Room
This dining hall has the characteristics of the Dutch Louis XVI period. It features overwhelming life-size Arcadian wall hangings by the 18th century painter Egbert van Drielst.
The Library has a richly coloured neo-classicistic stucco ceiling from the 19th century. The wooden floor is still from the 17th century and consists of wooden boards that originate from boats that were no longer seaworthy.
The Chinese Room
This room dates about the middle of the 18th century. The beamed ceiling, painted in its original oxblood red colour, is striking. This room is famous for its four rather rare wall panels in chinoiserie style. It is so-called Beijing wallpaper made on impregnated canvas.
The garden, which features one of the largest fountain ponds of Amsterdam’s historical canal mansions, can be divided in three parts: 1. a Dutch 17th century formal garden, 2. the lush romantic English garden middle part with reminiscence to a labyrinth, an 3. a grand French-style 18th century formal rose garde.
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Miguel82 (27674) 2013-03-26 10:10
A wonderful garden with light
The flowers are very well maintained there
Good pov, light and sharpness
papagolf21 (100876) 2013-03-26 12:45
Bonsoir, chère Maria,
Encore une prise de vue qui ravit le regard et l'intérêt.
Un bien joli jardin romantique. J'aime beaucoup l'ambiance générale qui se dégage de cette composition.
Très bonne soirée.
lousat (90638) 2013-03-26 17:02
Hi Maria,beautiful capture of this museum hidden in this magnificent garden,i see the tipical dutch facade and i see a great and rich composition too,very well made despite the difficult light.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
Graal (102752) 2013-03-27 0:33
pleasant remind of summer season. Garden is beautiful. Attractive fountain and architecture. Good shot and presentation here. Photo I like.
Have a nice day.
ikeharel (70655) 2013-03-27 4:57
Garden in green in a rare sunny day in Amsterdam, Maria.
Lovely and meticulous work on plants and flower, and the small fontana on mid-pic.
Silvio1953 (141991) 2013-03-27 12:37
Ciao Maria, great view of beautiful gardens, excellent clarity, wonderful colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
mirosu (16129) 2013-03-29 5:06
What a truly scenic and picturesque photo. The house is nicely framed with the trees, the light is very good. well done. Have a nice Easter.
Schnappilic (9690) 2013-03-30 3:56
I think this is a real beautiful place with a lot of vegetation. I like your framing and quite atmosphere.
ourania (44938) 2013-03-30 4:26
μια πολύ προσεγμένη και ισορροπημένη σύνθεση που μας φέρνει μέσα στον όμορφο κήπο και την ειδυλλιακή ατμόσφαιρά του. Επίσης έδωσες με επιδεξιότητα πρόσθετο ενδιαφέρον στο πρώτο πλάνο και στο απώτερο φόντο. Μου αρέσει πάρα πολύ η ζωντάνια των λεπτομερειών, η φυσικότητα και η σαφήνεια των χρωμάτων καθώς και η ρομαντική και ήρεμη ατμόσφαιρα. Συγχαρητήρια και ευχαριστώ!
Να είσαι καλά, καλό Σαββατοκύριακο,
berek (50306) 2014-08-08 22:47
Another shot that delights the eye and interest.
A nice romantic garden. I like the general ambiance of this composition.thanks for note.
Have a nice weekend.