Portrait of a Member of the Van der…

Cornelis Troost, 1736, painting, SK-A-3948

The portrait conveys a sense of convivial hospitality, as if the man were inviting us into his home to enjoy his art and music. In a typically 18th-century way, the portrait has no sense of distance, of authority. It introduces us directly to the open personality of this enthusiastic young member of…

On display in room 1.1

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.…

On display in room 1.10

The Nieuwe Kerk and the Town Hall…

Isaac Ouwater, c. 1780 - c. 1790, painting, SK-A-305

On display in room 1.11

Still Life with Flowers

Jan van Huysum, 1723, painting, SK-A-188

On display in room 1.1

Portrait of Machteld Muilman

Frans van der Mijn, c. 1745 - c. 1747, painting, SK-A-2249

On display in room 1.5

Berckenrode Castle in Heemstede…

Jan ten Compe, 1747, painting, SK-C-1529

On display in room 1.11

View of Istanbul from the Dutch…

Jean Baptiste Vanmour, c. 1720 - c. 1737, painting, SK-A-4084

On display in room 1.3

Jupiter, Disguised as a Shepherd,…

Jacob de Wit, 1727, painting, SK-A-3886

On display in room 1.2

The Herepad in the Haagse Bos

Paulus Constantijn la Fargue, 1778, painting, SK-A-3959

On display in room 1.11

Jupiter, Disguised as Diana,…

Jacob de Wit, 1727, painting, SK-A-3885

On display in room 1.2