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…

On display in room 0.4

Fishing for Souls

Adriaen Pietersz van de Venne, 1614, painting, SK-A-447

Protestants (left) and Catholics (right) are competing for adherents by a river. The politicsal nature of the struggle between Protestants and Catholics is reflected in the presence of powerful rivals on either side. Left: Stadholder Prince Maurice and his brother Frederick Henry with their allies.…

On display in room 2.5

Madonna of Humility

Fra Angelico, c. 1440, painting, SK-A-3011

On display in room 0.2

Pompeius Occo

Dirck Jacobsz, c. 1531, painting, SK-A-3924

On display in room 0.6

Portrait of a Haarlem Citizen

Jan van Scorel, 1529, painting, SK-A-3853

On display in room 0.6

Allegory on the Abdication of…

Frans Francken (II), c. 1635 - c. 1640, painting, SK-A-112

On display in room 2.1

Landscape with a Stone Bridge

Rembrandt van Rijn, c. 1638, painting, SK-A-1935

On display in room 2.8

The Tower of Babel

anonymous, c. 1490, painting, SK-A-2851

On display in room 0.4

Portrait of Engelbert II, Count of…

Master of the Portraits of Princes, c. 1480 - c. 1490, painting, SK-A-3140

On display in room 0.4

Two Evangelists

Gherardo Starnina, c. 1407, painting, SK-A-3980

On display in room 0.2