In September, All Eyes will Be on Kees van Dongen Exhibition


ROTTERDAM.- This autumn, for the first time, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is showing the recently restored work A Finger on her Cheek by Kees van Dongen in its original state in All Eyes on Kees van Dongen, an exhibition that also features some sixty other key masterpieces from international collections. This autumn Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is staging a major exhibition of paintings by the internationally renowned artist Kees van Dongen (1877-1968). The thoughtful selection of eighty works -around sixty paintings- is being flown to Rotterdam from leading international collections. These highlights of his oeuvre come from both private and public collections, from as far afield as New York, Monaco, Geneva and Moscow. Many of the works have rarely been loaned out or have not been seen in the Netherlands for many years. A Finger on her Cheek, part of the museum’s permanent collection, has recently been restored and can be