The Battle of Waterloo

Jan Willem Pieneman, 1824, painting, SK-A-1115

Emperor Napoleon met his final defeat at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. This painting – the largest at the Rijksmuseum – shows the moment when the tide turned: the British general Wellington hears that the Prussian army is approaching. Victory, and an end to twenty years of war, is at hand. The…

Portrait of Jan Valckenburgh

Daniel Vertangen, c. 1660, painting, SK-A-4969

Interior of an inn with an old man…

Jan Havicksz. Steen, 1660 - 1679, painting, SK-A-3347

Venus and Adonis

Ferdinand Bol, c. 1658, painting, SK-A-4823

Cimon and Pero (Roman Charity)

Peter Paul Rubens, 1630 - 1640, painting, SK-A-345

St Paul Healing the Cripple at…

Karel du Jardin, 1663, painting, SK-A-4922

Shepherdess, known as ‘Monumental…

Matthijs Maris, c. 1885 - c. 1898, painting, SK-A-4920

Justice

anonymous, 1650 - 1720, painting, SK-A-1220

Portrait of Cornelis Calkoen…

anonymous, 1725 - 1737, painting, SK-A-1996

Festoon of Flowers surrounding a…

Jan Philip van Thielen, 1665, painting, SK-A-407