The Battle of Waterloo

Jan Willem Pieneman, 1824, painting, SK-A-1115

Emperor Napoleon met his final defeat at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. This painting – the largest at the Rijksmuseum – shows the moment when the tide turned: the British general Wellington hears that the Prussian army is approaching. Victory, and an end to twenty years of war, is at hand. The…

On display in room 1.12

Triumvirate Assuming Power in the…

Jan Willem Pieneman, c. 1828, painting, SK-A-1558

Pieter Merkus (1787-1844).…

Jan Willem Pieneman (copy after), 1844 - 1851, painting, SK-A-3801

The Voluntary Sacrifice of Reverend…

Jan Willem Pieneman, 1810, painting, SK-A-4269

Portrait of a Woman and a Man

Jan Willem Pieneman, 1829, painting, SK-A-4137

Allegory of the Death of William V,…

Jan Willem Pieneman, 1806, painting, SK-A-4268

Portrait of Sara de Haan, Widow of…

Jan Willem Pieneman, 1820 - 1832, painting, SK-A-1905

Portrait of Lieutenant-General…

Jan Willem Pieneman, c. 1832, painting, SK-A-1538

Portrait Study of Arthur Wellesley,…

Jan Willem Pieneman, 1821, painting, SK-A-4689