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…

On display in room 1.9

Buste van Josephus Albertus…

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

Portrait of Pieter Spiering

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

On display in room 2.8

Een groep van twee spelende naakte…

Michiel Emanuel Shee, 1720 - 1730, BK-1966-1-A