Dolls’ house of Petronella Oortman

anonymous, c. 1686 - c. 1710, furniture, BK-NM-1010

The exterior of this dolls house is a work of art in its own right, with its mother-of-pearl and pewter veneer. The owners’ initials - Petronella Oortman and her husband Johannes Brandt, a cloth merchant in Amsterdam - are inlaid on both sides. Remarkably, all the domestic furnishings were made…

On display in room 2.20

The Merry Fiddler

Gerard van Honthorst, 1623, painting, SK-A-180

On display in room 2.1

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

The Vijverberg, The Hague, in…

Adam van Breen, 1618, painting, SK-A-955

Still Life with Flowers in a Wan-li…

Ambrosius Bosschaert, 1619, painting, SK-A-1522

On display in room 2.3

Cabinet

Pierre Gole (possibly), c. 1645 - c. 1650, furniture, BK-16117

On display in room 2.23

Cabinet

anonymous, c. 1700 - c. 1705, furniture, BK-1979-21

On display in room 2.22

Still Life with Peacocks

Rembrandt van Rijn, c. 1639, painting, SK-A-3981

On display in Philips wing, room 1.6

Table

Pieter de Loose, 1689, furniture, BK-1962-49