Blue Macaw

Meissener Porzellan Manufaktur, 1731, BK-17496

German scientists discovered the ingredients of Chinese porcelain in the 18th century. Elector August the Strong was such a fan of this hard, translucent white material that he filled his Japanese Palace in Dresden with porcelain objects. In the 1730s, he had a series of large birds and animals…

Banquet Still Life

Adriaen van Utrecht, 1644, painting, SK-C-301

Portrait of Mary Stuart (1662-95),…

Caspar Netscher, c. 1683, painting, SK-C-195

Hanger met ineengesloten handen

anonymous, c. 1580 - c. 1600, pendant (jewelry), BK-17064

An Amsterdam Canal House Garden

Cornelis Troost, c. 1740 - 1745, painting, SK-A-2576

A Seven-Part Decorative Sequence:…

Dirck van Delen, 1630 - 1632, painting, SK-A-3941

The Menagerie

Melchior d'Hondecoeter, c. 1690, painting, SK-A-173

Twee struisvogels en zeven andere…

Philips Galle (attributed to workshop of), after Marcus Gheeraerts (I), 1547 - 1590, print, RP-P-1963-180

Zintuig gevoel

Nicolaes de Bruyn, after Maerten de Vos, 1581 - 1656, print, RP-P-BI-5102

Gezicht op kasteel Salzdahlum…

Romeyn de Hooghe, 1655 - 1708, print, RP-P-1907-4080