The Well-stocked Kitchen

Joachim Bueckelaer, 1566, painting, SK-A-1451

It is not the profusion of vegetables, fruit, meat, poultry and kitchenware displayed here by these housemaids that forms the main theme of this painting. It is Jesus visiting Mary and Martha, shown almost as an aside in the distance. The contrast between foreground and background contains the moral…

The Seven Works of Mercy

Master of Alkmaar, 1504, painting, SK-A-2815

A town in Holland is the setting for a narrative strip showing how a good Christian should help the needy. In almost all the scenes, Christ appears among the onlookers. The scenes give a sense of town life around 1500. This is one of the many art works severely damaged when Protestants cleansed…

Saul and the Witch of Endor

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

The Crucifixion

Jacob Cornelisz van Oostsanen, c. 1507 - c. 1510, painting, SK-A-1967

Betimmering, deel, met twee…

anonymous, 1600 - 1699, BK-KOG-593

The Martyrdom of Saint Lucy

Master of the Figdor Deposition, c. 1505 - c. 1510, painting, SK-A-1688

Joyful Entry of the Duke of Anjou…

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

The Famished People after the…

Otto van Veen, 1574 - 1629, painting, SK-A-3911

Kenau Simonsdochter Hasselaer en…

anonymous, c. 1580 - c. 1590, BK-NM-11146

Twee gevleugelde mannen

A. Carracci (attributed to), 1570 - 1609, drawing, RP-T-1889-A-2146