Book chest of Hugo de Groot

anonymous, c. 1600 - c. 1615, NG-KOG-1208

Traditionally, it was in this case that Hugo de Groot escaped from Loevestein Castle in 1621. He had been serving a life sentence there since 1619. The internationally renowned jurist De Groot (Grotius) had been arrested in 1618 as a political opponent of Prince Maurice. After his escape, De Groot…

Girl in a Large Hat

Caesar Boëtius van Everdingen, c. 1645 - c. 1650, painting, SK-A-5005

This woman with her wide sunhat and seductive, bared shoulder is similar to the enticing shepherdesses that often appear in Dutch paintings. She proffers a small basket of fruit to the viewer in an unmistakably erotic gesture. The picture was originally intended to be displayed high on a wall, above…

Wandtafel van verguld lindehout met…

anonymous, 1690 - 1710, furniture, BK-1975-80

Portico and pediment from the…

Philips Vinckboons (II), 1639, BK-BFR-419

Kenau Simonsdochter Hasselaer en…

anonymous, c. 1580 - c. 1590, BK-NM-11146

The Saint Elizabeth’s Day Flood

Master of the St Elizabeth Panels, c. 1490 - c. 1495, painting, SK-A-3147-B

Chimney piece with representation…

Philips Vinckboons (II), 1639, painting, BK-NM-10269

Child’s cot

anonymous, c. 1620 - c. 1650, furniture, BK-KOG-1810