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Dolls’ house of Petronella Oortman

anonymous, c. 1686 - c. 1710, furniture, BK-NM-1010

The exterior of this dolls house is a work of art in its own right, with its mother-of-pearl and pewter veneer. The owners’ initials - Petronella Oortman and her husband Johannes Brandt, a cloth merchant in Amsterdam - are inlaid on both sides. Remarkably, all the domestic furnishings were made…

On display in room 2.20

Girl in a White Kimono

George Hendrik Breitner, 1894, painting, SK-A-3584

Inspired by Japanese prints, Breitner painted at least twelve versions of this girl in a white kimono around 1894. Each time, her pose is different and the kimono is a different colour. Here the embroidered white silk kimono with red trimmed sleeves and orange belt are what draw our attention. The…

On display in room 1.18

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…

On display in Nightwatch gallery

Man and Woman at a Spinning Wheel

Pieter Pietersz. (I), c. 1560 - c. 1570, painting, SK-A-3962

Amsterdam as the Centre of World…

Pieter Isaacsz., c. 1604 - c. 1607, painting, SK-A-4947

Dolls’ house of Petronella Dunois

anonymous, c. 1676, furniture, BK-14656

On display in room 2.20

Ewer and basin with scenes of land…

Adam van Vianen (I), 1614, dish, BK-AM-17-A

On display in room 2.1

Pompeius Occo

Dirck Jacobsz, c. 1531, painting, SK-A-3924

Longcase clock

anonymous, c. 1755 - c. 1765, furniture, BK-1967-144

On display in room 1.2

The Four Continents Paying Homage…

Artus Quellinus (I) (workshop of), c. 1655, BK-AM-51-3