View of Olinda, Brazil

Frans Jansz Post, 1662, painting, SK-A-742

Tempted by Brazil’s sugar plantations, in the 1630s the Dutch captured much of Portugal’s colony on South America’s western coast. They were forced to withdraw in the 1650s. Frans Post went to Brazil from 1636 to 1644 to sketch and paint the country and its inhabitants. Back in the Netherlands, he…

The Old Town Hall of Amsterdam

Pieter Jansz. Saenredam, 1657, painting, SK-C-1409

La Corniche near Monaco

Claude Monet, 1884, painting, SK-A-1892

The Gulf of Naples with the Island…

Josephus Augustus Knip, 1818, painting, SK-A-1058

Plantation in Suriname

Dirk Valkenburg, 1707, painting, SK-A-4075

Bluff-bowed Fishing Boat on the…

Jacob Maris, c. 1885, painting, SK-A-2810

Hilly Landscape with a High Road

Adriaen van de Velde, 1660 - 1672, painting, SK-A-444

Along the Coast

Louis Meijer, 1840 - 1850, painting, SK-A-1821

View of the Valley of Montmorency…

Pieter Rudolph Kleijn, 1808, painting, SK-A-645

The Docking Basin in the Barge…

Paulus Constantijn la Fargue, 1756, painting, SK-A-4937