For the first time, and likely the last, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is showing off all of its works by Rembrandt van Rijn in a single exhibition.

From imposing portraits to intimate sketches and prints that usually lie safely cocooned in climate-controlled storage, the Amsterdam museum is exhibiting 22 paintings, 60 drawings and 300 of its best etchings in the blockbuster show.

The museum actually owns 1,300 prints, but is showing only the best in the exhibition, “All the Rembrandts,” that opens Friday.

It is part of a raft of shows at museums across the Netherlands this year to mark the 350th anniversary of the artist’s death.

The Rijksmuseum show gives an unprecedented overview of Rembrandt’s progression from precocious young artist to the master of the Golden Age.

Detail of Rembrandt's
Detail of Rembrandt’s “Self-portrait as the Apostle Paul” (oil on canvas, 1661) with his signature seen left, close to the frame, during a press preview of an exhibition of the all the Rijksmuseum’s Rembrandts in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, Feb. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Visitors admire Rembrandt's Night Watch (1642), part of an exhibition of the all the Rijksmuseum's Rembrandt works in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, Feb. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Visitors admire Rembrandt’s Night Watch (1642), part of an exhibition of the all the Rijksmuseum’s Rembrandt works in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, Feb. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Bicyclists pass through an underpass of the Rijksmuseum where a billboard reads
Bicyclists pass through an underpass of the Rijksmuseum where a billboard reads “All Rembrandts” to draw attention to an exhibition of the all the Rijksmuseum’s Rembrandts in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, Feb. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
A visitor takes images of Rembrandt's
A visitor takes images of Rembrandt’s “self-portrait as the Apostle Paul” (oil on canvas, 1661) during a press preview of an exhibition of the all the Rijksmuseum’s Rembrandts in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, Feb. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Visitord admire Rembrandt's Night Watch (1642), part of an exhibition of the all the Rijksmuseum's Rembrandts in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, Feb. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Visitord admire Rembrandt’s Night Watch (1642), part of an exhibition of the all the Rijksmuseum’s Rembrandts in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, Feb. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
People look at the only two full length portraits Rembrandt ever painted, that of Marten Soolmans, left, and Oopjen Coppit, right, (oil on canvas, 1634), during a press preview of an exhibition of the all the Rijksmuseum's Rembrandts in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, Feb. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
People look at the only two full length portraits Rembrandt ever painted, that of Marten Soolmans, left, and Oopjen Coppit, right, (oil on canvas, 1634), during a press preview of an exhibition of the all the Rijksmuseum’s Rembrandts in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, Feb. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Rijksmuseum director Taco Dibbits is interviewed in front of the only two full length portraits Rembrandt ever painted, that of Marten Soolmans, left, and Oopjen Coppit, right, (oil on canvas, 1634), during a press preview of an exhibition of the all the Rijksmuseum's Rembrandts in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, Feb. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Rijksmuseum director Taco Dibbits is interviewed in front of the only two full length portraits Rembrandt ever painted, that of Marten Soolmans, left, and Oopjen Coppit, right, (oil on canvas, 1634), during a press preview of an exhibition of the all the Rijksmuseum’s Rembrandts in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, Feb. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Detail of Rembrandt's
Detail of Rembrandt’s “self-portrait as the Apostle Paul” (oil on canvas, 1661) with his signature seen center left, right next to the frame, during a press preview of an exhibition of the all the Rijksmuseum’s Rembrandts in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, Feb. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
A visitor passes a billboard drawing attention to the exhibit of all the Rijksmuseum's Rembrandts in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, Feb. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
A visitor passes a billboard drawing attention to the exhibit of all the Rijksmuseum’s Rembrandts in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, Feb. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Visitors admire Rembrandt's Night Watch (1642), part of an exhibition of the all the Rijksmuseum's Rembrandt works in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, Feb. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Visitors admire Rembrandt’s Night Watch (1642), part of an exhibition of the all the Rijksmuseum’s Rembrandt works in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, Feb. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
A guest takes pictures during a press preview of an exhibition of the all the Rijksmuseum's Rembrandts in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, Feb. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
A guest takes pictures during a press preview of an exhibition of the all the Rijksmuseum’s Rembrandts in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, Feb. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

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