Portrait of a Girl Dressed in Blue

Johannes Cornelisz. Verspronck, 1641, painting, SK-A-3064

What made this such a popular portrait? That it shows a pretty child dressed in her finest clothes? As was usual at the time, the girl actually has an adult appearance. Her facial expression is all that shows she is playing the role. Unfortunately, we no longer know who she was.

On display in Gallery of Honour

Woman Reading a Letter

Johannes Vermeer, c. 1663, painting, SK-C-251

In a quiet, private moment, a young woman stands, engrossed in reading a letter. It is morning, and she is still wearing her blue nightrobe. All the other colours are subordinate to its radiant lapis lazuli; yellow and red hardly make an appearance. Vermeer rendered the different effects of the cool…

On display in Gallery of Honour

The Incredulity of Thomas

Hendrick ter Brugghen, c. 1622, painting, SK-A-3908

On display in room 2.1

Frederick Henry, his Consort Amalia…

Gerard van Honthorst, c. 1647, painting, SK-A-874

Bentheim Castle

Jacob Isaacksz van Ruisdael, 1650 - 1682, painting, SK-A-347

On display in Gallery of Honour

Spanish Warhorse

Jacob de Gheyn (II), 1603, painting, SK-A-4255

Figures in a Courtyard behind a…

Pieter de Hooch, c. 1663 - c. 1665, painting, SK-C-150

Battle of Gibraltar in 1607

Cornelis Claesz. van Wieringen, c. 1621, painting, SK-A-2163

On display in room 2.1

The Smoker (A Man with a Pipe and a…

Godfried Schalcken (attributed to), 1690 - 1706, painting, SK-A-371

Portrait of Menno Baron van…

Caspar Netscher (copy after), 1675 - 1700, painting, SK-A-1552