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The Battle of Terheide

Willem van de Velde (I), 1657, painting, SK-A-1365

English ships blockaded the Dutch Republic’s harbours in 1653. While leading an attempt to break the blockade, the Dutch admiral Maarten Tromp was killed. His family commissioned this painting of his final battle to commemorate his death. It still has its original frame, featuring the heraldic arms…

On display in room 2.15

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

Model of the William Rex

Adriaen de Vriend, Adriaen Davidsen, Cornelis Moerman, 1698, ship model, NG-MC-651

Model of a 74-gun Dutch battleship. It was made in Vlissingen (Flushing) and displayed in the boardroom of the Zeeland navy in Middelburg. The decorative stern sports the arms of Zeeland. In fact no such ship actually existed. The name William Rex refers to William III of Orange, the Dutch…

On display in room 2.15

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

Kwispedoor van zilver met gedreven…

anonymous, c. 1650 - c. 1700, BK-1994-75-A

Portrait of Prince Maurice on His…

Jacob de Gheyn (II), 1625, drawing, RP-T-1894-A-3023(R)

The bridge at Klein Kostverloren on…

Rembrandt van Rijn, 1645, print, RP-P-OB-268

Landschap met kromme kale bomen…

Jan van Goyen, 1606 - 1656, drawing, RP-T-00-122

Three Women and a Child by a Door

Rembrandt van Rijn, c. 1645, drawing, RP-T-1889-A-2056

Seascape with Several Vessels

Simon de Vlieger, 1610 - 1653, drawing, RP-T-1888-A-1536