Isaac and Rebecca, Known as ‘The…

Rembrandt van Rijn, c. 1665 - c. 1669, painting, SK-C-216

It seems that Rembrandt painted his subjects as the biblical couple, Isaac and Rebecca. Its popular name, the Jewish Bride, is a later invention. The portrait is painted with an extraordinarily free hand, as in the sleeve, where the paint is especially thick and shaped to reflect the light.

Square Man

Karel Appel, 1951, painting, SK-A-5002

The square man squeezes with difficulty into this square canvas. He seems to squint slightly with his red and green eyes and his blue mouth gapes open. The head is too big, the body is too small, and the arms and legs are too short, yet with his fiercely coloured body and his ponderous genitals, he…

The Nativity

Hans Kamensetzer (attributed to), c. 1470, BK-16985

Rand gekleurde naaldkant…

anonymous, c. 1615 - c. 1630, BK-2000-3

Hoge hoed van S.J.P. Kruger

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

Servet met het wapen van graaf…

Passchier Lammertijn (possibly), 1613, BK-1991-29

Kenau Simonsdochter Hasselaer en…

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

Onregelmatig golvende plooikraag…

anonymous, c. 1615 - c. 1635, BK-NM-13112

Longcase clock

anonymous, c. 1755 - c. 1765, furniture, BK-1967-144