The Battle of Waterloo

Jan Willem Pieneman, 1824, painting, SK-A-1115

Emperor Napoleon met his final defeat at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. This painting – the largest at the Rijksmuseum – shows the moment when the tide turned: the British general Wellington hears that the Prussian army is approaching. Victory, and an end to twenty years of war, is at hand. The…

On display in room 1.12

Portret van een torero

anonymous, c. 1840 - c. 1860, photograph, RP-F-F14392-B

Ecce Homo

Matthias Stom, 1630 - 1650, painting, SK-A-4692

Portret van een onbekende zittende…

anonymous, 1863, photograph, RP-F-F14578

Vegetable Market

Nicolaes Maes, 1655 - 1665, painting, SK-A-3254

The Drawing Lesson

Abraham van Strij (I), c. 1790 - c. 1809, painting, SK-A-396

On display in room 1.11

The Archangel Gabriel Appearing to…

Nicolaes de Giselaer, 1625, painting, SK-A-1527

Jupiter, Disguised as Diana,…

Jacob de Wit, 1727, painting, SK-A-3885

On display in room 1.2

Popfestival "Metropolis"

Catrien Ariëns, 1997, documentary photographs, NG-1998-5-35