The Singel Bridge at the…

George Hendrik Breitner, 1898, painting, SK-A-3580

Breitner often took photos when preparing a painting. Several preparatory photos for this painting are also known. The way the woman is walking directly towards us and the way the picture is cropped gives it a photographic feel. Originally, Breitner’s subject was a maid, but following the negative…

Piano Practice Interrupted

Willem Bartel van der Kooi, 1813, painting, SK-A-1065

A native of Friesland, artist Van der Kooi specialised in painting children. The children in this painting are shown in a playful, spontaneous pose. It could almost be a snapshot. Yet appearances are deceptive. The artist arranged the children deliberately to form a triangular composition. And we no…

On display in room 1.12

Donkey Rides on the Beach

Isaac Israels, c. 1890 - c. 1901, painting, SK-A-3597

On display in room 1.18

Shipwreck off a Rocky Coast

Wijnand Nuijen, c. 1837, painting, SK-A-4644

On display in room 1.14

Surimono album

diverse vervaardigers, 1845 - 1865, book, RP-P-1999-258

De Sfinxtempel, Egypte

L. Heldring, 1898, photograph, RP-F-1999-139-1-74

Schetsen van Keisai

Kitao Masayoshi, c. 1815, book, RP-P-1954-687

Twee jonge vogels op een nest…

Richard Tepe (attributed to), 1900 - 1930, photograph, RP-F-2000-11-136

Rechthoekige kasjmiersjaal met een…

anonymous, c. 1850 - c. 1870, BK-1980-54

Still Life with Flowers and Fruits

Albertus Jonas Brandt, 1816 - 1817, painting, SK-A-1012