The Night Watch by Rembrandt is not actually called The Night Watch
January 3, 2022 Museums
Quick: What is the official name of Rembrandt’s most famous painting, The Night Watch? And what does the painting depict?
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam sees 2.2 million visitors a day — and most of them want to see The Night Watch.
Created in 1642, the painting is currently being restored.
New: view an ultra high resolution photo of the Night Watch.