The Meeting of Joachim and Anna

Meester van Joachim en Anna, c. 1470, BK-NM-88

Joachim and Anna were childless for many years. Until Anna’s prayers were answered and she miraculously conceived a daughter, Mary. Joyous at the news, they embrace each other tenderly. This intimate, almost timeless scene was once part of a large altar depicting stories about the life of the Virgin…

Mars

Francis van Bossuit, c. 1680 - before 1692, figure, BK-1998-74

Cutlery canteen

Johannes Schiotling, 1772, BK-1964-13

Dorothea

Meester van Koudewater, c. 1470, BK-NM-1213

Bowl, with a depiction of ‘A…

Meissener Porzellan Manufaktur, c. 1760, bowl, BK-1959-10

Folding X-chair

anonymous, c. 1620 - c. 1650, BK-15337

Table

Jan van Mekeren (attributed to), c. 1695 - c. 1710, furniture, BK-1962-50

The Four Continents Paying Homage…

Artus Quellinus (I) (workshop of), c. 1655, BK-AM-51-3

Jar with a spiraling pattern

anonymous, c. -3000 - c. -2000, pot, AK-MAK-1237