View of Olinda, Brazil

Frans Jansz Post, 1662, painting, SK-A-742

Tempted by Brazil’s sugar plantations, in the 1630s the Dutch captured much of Portugal’s colony on South America’s western coast. They were forced to withdraw in the 1650s. Frans Post went to Brazil from 1636 to 1644 to sketch and paint the country and its inhabitants. Back in the Netherlands, he…

Two candlesticks

anonymous, 1668, candlestick, BK-1968-30-A

Windmill cup

anonymous, 1644, BK-KOG-2474

Bust of Mary Stuart

De Grieksche A, c. 1680 - c. 1690, bust, BK-1960-11

Stoel van palissanderhout, bekleed…

anonymous, c. 1610 - c. 1650, BK-NM-5837

Two candle stands guéridons

anonymous, c. 1700, furniture, BK-1972-157-A

Portret van Lucas Vorsterman I

Anthony van Dyck, 1630 - 1632, print, RP-P-BI-7417

Inkstand with the coats of arms of…

anonymous, c. 1670 - c. 1680, BK-NM-12400-79

Folding X-chair

anonymous, c. 1620 - c. 1650, BK-15337