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Winter Landscape with Ice Skaters

Hendrick Avercamp, c. 1608, painting, SK-A-1718

Hendrick Avercamp turned the winter landscape into a subject in its own right. A typical feature of his early work is the high horizon. This enabled Avercamp to focus on the dozens of figures on the ice. He showed all kinds of uncouth details in this bird’s-eye view, including couples making love…

On display in room 2.6

The Sick Child

Gabriël Metsu, c. 1664 - c. 1666, painting, SK-A-3059

A worried mother looks at her young daughter, slumped listlessly on her lap. Metsu chose an unusual subject, since depictions of poorly children are rare in 17th-century art. Perhaps he intended the mother to personify charity, Caritas. Then the picture of the Crucifixion on the wall would be a…

Portrait of a Woman, Possibly Maria…

Rembrandt van Rijn, 1639, painting, SK-C-597

Maria Trip, daughter of one of Amsterdam’s wealthiest merchants, was twenty when Rembrandt painted her portrait. The artist placed Maria against a stone arch and devoted particular attention to the reflected light, the fashionable dress and jewellery. The costly garments are trimmed with strips of…

On display in room 2.8

Banquet at the Crossbowmen’s Guild…

Bartholomeus van der Helst, 1648, painting, SK-C-2

Civic guards were the city’s militia. They were volunteers. In Amsterdam, each district had its own company with its own headquarters. In the 17th century, larger and grander buildings were built. Group portraits of the members lined the walls. In 1648, Van der Helst immortalised this Amsterdam…

On display in room 2.8

The Whale-oil Refinery near the…

Cornelis de Man, 1639, painting, SK-A-2355

On display in room 2.9

Boatmen Moored on the Shore of an…

Adam Pijnacker, 1650 - 1670, painting, SK-A-321

On display in room 2.17

Venus and Adonis

Ferdinand Bol, c. 1658, painting, SK-A-4823

A Ship on the High Seas Caught by a…

Willem van de Velde (II), c. 1680, painting, SK-A-1848

On display in room 2.15

The Departure of a Dignitary from…

Adriaen Pietersz. van de Venne, 1615, painting, SK-A-1775

On display in room 2.5

Memorial Portrait of Moses ter…

Gerard ter Borch (II), Gesina ter Borch, 1667 - 1669, painting, SK-A-4908

On display in Gallery of Honour