There’s much more to Boston than baked beans and it hosts a bustling museum and art scene. At the Boston Museum of Fine Arts Class Distinctions, Dutch Painting in the Age of Rembrandt and Vermeer runs until January 18th .
The show has 75 portraits, genre scenes, landscapes and seascapes borrowed from European and American public and private collections. Roughly put the exhibition is divided into three sections showing the lower, middle and upper class members of the new Dutch Republic and a fourth section showing places where the three classes mixed. Works by artists on display include Rembrandt. Vermeer, Jan Steen, Pieter de Hooch, Gerard ter Borch and Gabriël Metsu.