Self-portrait

Vincent van Gogh, 1887, painting, SK-A-3262

After he heard his brother Theo describe the new colourful style of French art, Vincent decided in 1886 to move to Paris. He soon began experimenting with the new idiom in a series of self portraits. This was mainly to spare the expense of using models. Here he painted himself as a debonnaire…

Dish Relief

Jan Schoonhoven, 1963, SK-A-5007

Although by the 1960s, artist Jan J. Schoonhoven was celebrated worldwide, he continued to work full-time for the Dutch Post Office (PTT). At first he used to make his characteristic white reliefs of squares and rectangles at night, on the kitchen table. Occasionally he tried other shapes. He showed…

Het Kolkje and Oudezijds…

George Hendrik Breitner, 1894 - 1898, photograph, RP-F-00-565

Map met herinneringsfoto's van het…

O. Hisgen & Co., 1932, photograph, NG-1993-5-2

Album van Spoorwegen in…

Carl Emanuel Friedrich Lang, 1865 - 1868, NG-1991-20

Self-portrait

Wouter Johannes van Troostwijk, c. 1809, painting, SK-A-4857

Hoge hoed van S.J.P. Kruger

Box en Co Ltd Cooper, c. 1850 - c. 1904, hat, NG-709-1

Model of the island of Deshima

anonymous, 1850 - 1851, maquette, NG-721

Dolls’ house of Petronella Dunois

anonymous, c. 1676, furniture, BK-14656