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…

Triumvirate Assuming Power in the…

Jan Willem Pieneman, c. 1828, painting, SK-A-1558

Agatha Petronella Hartsen…

Jan Willem Pieneman, 1841, painting, SK-A-4123

Arcadian Landscape

Jan Willem Pieneman, 1813, painting, SK-A-1110

The Voluntary Sacrifice of Reverend…

Jan Willem Pieneman, 1810, painting, SK-A-4269

Portrait of Sara de Haan, Widow of…

Jan Willem Pieneman, 1820 - 1832, painting, SK-A-1905

Pieter Merkus (1787-1844).…

Jan Willem Pieneman (copy after), 1844 - 1851, painting, SK-A-3801

Jacob Simonsz de Rijk getting the…

Jan Willem Pieneman, 1805 - 1808, painting, SK-A-944

Portrait of Jacob Hobein, Rescued…

Jan Willem Pieneman, 1832, painting, SK-A-1371

Louis Royer, Sculptor, and Albertus…

Jan Willem Pieneman, 1825, painting, SK-A-1114