A Windmill on a Polder Waterway,…

Paul Joseph Constantin Gabriël, c. 1889, painting, SK-A-1505

‘Our country is colourful, juicy, fat. (...) I repeat, our country is not dull, not even in dull weather, the dunes are not dull either’, Constant Gabriël wrote in a letter. Unlike many artists of the Hague School, he preferred painting fine summer days. Here there are two: the grass, sky and…

Javaanse hoffunctionarissen

anonymous, c. 1820 - c. 1870, painting, NG-2010-41

Clothes make the man, so too in Indonesia. These are not actual portraits, but types. In addition to revealing the region these men come from, the meticulously painted clothes and batik motifs also provide information about their rank and status. These proud, confident figures are unusual: in…

Bust of Saint Frederick

Elias Scerpswert, 1362, reliquary, BK-NM-11450

Fishermen by Moonlight

Hendrick Avercamp, 1595 - 1634, drawing, RP-T-1948-397

The Wedding of Cupid and Psyche

Bartholomeus Spranger, 1575 - 1587, drawing, RP-T-1890-A-2339

Allegory of the Sciences

Gerard de Lairesse, c. 1675 - c. 1683, painting, SK-A-4177

Portrait of Johannes Munter

Bartholomeus Eggers, 1673, BK-KOG-1457

The Town Hall on Dam Square,…

Gerrit Adriaensz. Berckheyde, 1672, painting, SK-A-34

Morning Ride along the Beach

Anton Mauve, 1876, painting, SK-A-3602