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Book chest of Hugo de Groot

anonymous, c. 1600 - c. 1615, NG-KOG-1208

Traditionally, it was in this case that Hugo de Groot escaped from Loevestein Castle in 1621. He had been serving a life sentence there since 1619. The internationally renowned jurist De Groot (Grotius) had been arrested in 1618 as a political opponent of Prince Maurice. After his escape, De Groot…

On display in room 2.5

Twee toiletkoffers

André-Charles Boulle (attributed to), c. 1685 - c. 1690, BK-2009-255-1

These magnificent showpieces were made by Europe’s most celebrated cabinetmaker: André-Charles Boulle. He probably made them for Louis II de Bourbon, Prince de Condé who gave them to his daughter Marie-Thérèse when she married. The boxes have lids so they can be used for storage, although that is…

On display in room 2.23

Eight Stacked Beams

Carel Visser, 1964, BK-2008-4

The eight massive planks that form this abstract sculpture are not stacked in precise symmetry. Each pair of planks is slightly further to the side. It all appears quite natural, yet the stack is impossible to balance. So the construction is a crucial element. In fact there is a seam along all the…

On display in room 3.4

Kist, beschilderd met heraldische…

anonymous, c. 1400 - c. 1500, furniture, BK-16628

Target gun used by the Guild of…

Jacobus Jaspers (attributed to), 1675 - 1699, NG-2002-23-14

On display in room 0.12

Archiefkast domkapittel Utrecht

anonymous, 1500 - 1550, furniture, BK-NM-125

Candlestick

Andrea del Verrocchio, 1468 - 1469, candlestick, BK-16933

Kaarsenkroon van twee hoogten met…

anonymous, c. 1525 - c. 1550, chandelier, BK-NM-10798

Lontslotmusket met vuursteenslot…

anonymous, after c. 1675 - before c. 1699, flintlock weapon, NG-2002-23-4

On display in room 0.12