Militia Company of District II…

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…

Copy of The Night Watch

Gerrit Lundens (attributed to), c. 1642 - c. 1655, painting, SK-C-1453

Nachtwacht

William Unger, after Rembrandt van Rijn, 1847 - 1889, print, RP-P-OB-54.954