Seated Cupid

Étienne-Maurice Falconet, 1757, BK-1963-101

This famous statue already had many nicknames in the 18th century. Perhaps the best known is l’amour menaçant - menacing love. The menace is mainly in the love god’s expression, while his gesture makes us complicit, through silence. The statue was carved for Madame de Pompadour, mistress of Louis XV…

Tabletop

Dirk van Rijswijck, c. 1650 - c. 1660, furniture, BK-NM-1916

Portrait of Johannes Munter

Bartholomeus Eggers, 1673, BK-KOG-1457

Portrait of Pieter Spiering

François Dieussart, c. 1645 - c. 1650, BK-1971-115-A

Ecce homo

Louis Royer, 1826, BK-B-44

Buste van dr. Nicolaas Beets…

Cornelis Beets, 1894, bust, BK-B-77

Buste van Josephus Albertus…

Hein J. Maessen, c. 1900, bust, BK-B-93