The Rijksmuseum (in English The State Museum) is a Dutch national museum located on the Museumplein in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Rijksmuseum, designed by P.J.H. Cuypers in the late 1880s is an impressive building that shines with gold leaf and is textured with statues creating a surrounding that suits the national art collection. There are over 150 rooms of paintings, sculptures and other works from Western and Asian schools of art dating from the ninth through nineteenth century. The focus of the collection is fifteenth to seventeenth century paintings primarily from the Dutch Masters along with drawings and prints from the fifteenth to twentieth century as well as a substantial collection of Asian art. The Rijksmuseum is home to masterpieces by Vermeer, Rembrandt, Steen, Ruisdael, Brouwers, Hals, Hobbema, Cuyp, and Van der Helst.