The Merry Fiddler

Gerard van Honthorst, 1623, painting, SK-A-180

A Windmill on a Polder Waterway,…

Paul Joseph Constantin Gabriël, c. 1889, painting, SK-A-1505

‘Our country is colourful, juicy, fat. (...) I repeat, our country is not dull, not even in dull weather, the dunes are not dull either’, Constant Gabriël wrote in a letter. Unlike many artists of the Hague School, he preferred painting fine summer days. Here there are two: the grass, sky and…

The Night Watch

Rembrandt van Rijn, 1642, painting, SK-C-5

Rembrandt’s largest, most famous canvas was made for the Arquebusiers guild hall. This was one of several halls of Amsterdam’s civic guard, the city’s militia and police. Rembrandt was the first to paint figures in a group portrait actually doing something. The captain, dressed in black, is…

Eenden

Willem Maris, c. 1880 - c. 1904, painting, SK-A-2525

Orpheus and the Animals

Paulus Potter, 1650, painting, SK-A-317

A Writer Trimming his Pen

Jan Ekels (II), 1784, painting, SK-A-690

Ducks’ Nests

Paul Joseph Constantin Gabriël, c. 1890 - c. 1900, painting, SK-A-2983

Vanitas Still Life

Gerrit van Vucht, 1658 - 1697, painting, SK-A-2205

The Saint Elizabeth’s Day Flood

Master of the St Elizabeth Panels, c. 1490 - c. 1495, painting, SK-A-3147-B

The Cattle Ferry

Esaias van de Velde, 1622, painting, SK-A-1293