The Art Gallery of Jan…

Adriaan de Lelie, 1794 - 1795, painting, SK-A-4100

In 1792, Gildemeester, a merchant, turned two large rooms at his house on Amsterdam’s Herengracht into an art gallery. Here he stands proudly at the centre of the front room, speaking with one of his guests. Visitors are examining famous paintings, including a Rembrandt - above Gildemeester’s head.…

Javanese Court Officials

anonymous, c. 1820 - c. 1870, painting, NG-2010-39

Clothes make the man, so too in Indonesia. These are not actual portraits, but types. In addition to revealing the region these men come from, the meticulously painted clothes and batik motifs also provide information about their rank and status. These proud, confident figures are unusual: in…

Louis XIV Crossing into the…

Adam Frans van der Meulen, 1672 - 1690, painting, SK-A-3753

Memorial Panel with Nine Female…

Master of Alkmaar, c. 1515 - c. 1520, painting, SK-A-1188-B

Still Life with Fruit and Flower…

Jacob van Campen, 1645 - 1650, painting, SK-A-4254-6

Madonna and Child with the Infant…

anonymous, c. 1515, painting, SK-A-3014

Rape of Lucretia

anonymous, c. 1575, painting, SK-A-1287

Saint John the Evangelist on Patmos

Carlo Maratti (circle of), c. 1680 - c. 1720, painting, SK-A-727

Portrait of a Woman

Isaac Israels, 1900 - 1922, painting, SK-A-2918

Portrait of Cornelia Rijdenius,…

Johann Friedrich August Tischbein, 1790 - 1795, painting, SK-A-2828