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A Pelican and other Birds near a…

Melchior d'Hondecoeter, c. 1680, painting, SK-A-175

Melchior d’Hondecoeter specialised in depicting birds. Here he painted a pelican, various ducks, a cassowary (left), a flamingo and an African crested crane. D’Hondecoeter was commissioned to paint the work by Stadholder William III and his wife Mary. It was intended for Het Loo palace, where…

On display in room 2.22

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…

Interior of the Sint-Odulphuskerk…

Pieter Jansz. Saenredam, 1649, painting, SK-C-217

Once a Catholic church, St Odulphus’s passed into Protestant hands at the start of the Dutch Revolt against Spain. The artist shows a service taking place. Worshippers are listening to the preacher on the right in the pulpit. Sermons are the main feature of a Protestant service. Saenredam came…

On display in room 2.14

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

Saul and the Witch of Endor

Jacob Cornelisz van Oostsanen, 1526, painting, SK-A-668

On display in room 0.6

Four Cows in a Meadow

Paulus Potter, 1651, painting, SK-C-206

The Tailor’s Workshop

Quiringh Gerritsz. van Brekelenkam, 1661, painting, SK-C-112

Scenes from the life of Christ

anonymous, c. 1435, painting, SK-A-1491

The Departure of a Dignitary from…

Adriaen Pietersz. van de Venne, 1615, painting, SK-A-1775

On display in room 2.5

Joyful Entry of the Duke of Anjou…

Monogrammist MHVH, 1582 - 1600, painting, SK-A-4867