The Night Watch

Rembrandt van Rijn, 1642, painting, SK-C-5

Rembrandt’s largest, most famous canvas was made for the Arquebusiers guild hall. This was one of several halls of Amsterdam’s civic guard, the city’s militia and police. Rembrandt was the first to paint figures in a group portrait actually doing something. The captain, dressed in black, is…

On display in Nightwatch gallery

VOC Senior Merchant

Aelbert Cuyp, c. 1640 - c. 1660, painting, SK-A-2350

The fishwife

Adriaen van Ostade, 1672, painting, SK-A-3246

Helena van der Schalcke

Gerard ter Borch (II), c. 1648, painting, SK-A-1786

On display in room 2.25

Interior of an inn with an old man…

Jan Havicksz. Steen, 1660 - 1679, painting, SK-A-3347

The Siege of a City, possibly the…

Peter Snayers, 1622 - 1650, painting, SK-A-857

The Muscovite legation visiting…

Abraham Storck, 1697 - 1708, painting, SK-A-2132

Johannes Puttkammer (1600-1671).…

Hendrick Bloemaert, 1671, painting, SK-A-735

Christ before Caiphas

Aert de Gelder, 1700 - 1727, painting, SK-A-2360