The Rijksmuseum Collection as Linked Data

The Rijksmuseum Amsterdam has a collection of over 1,000,000 objects, including masterpieces by Rembrandt and Vermeer. Besides being one of the most visited museums in the Netherlands, the museum is also a valuable source of information for scholars.

The Linked Data version of the Rijksmuseum collection comprises 20,717,995 triples describing over 548,785 objects, of which 159,659 have a graphical depiction. Ten sub-collections are maintained, including sculptures, historical items, paintings and asian art. The print collection is by far the largest sub-collection and includes prints, drawings and photo's.