Two toilet caskets

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…

Two toilet caskets

André-Charles Boulle, c. 1685 - c. 1690, BK-2009-255-2

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…

Square Man

Karel Appel, 1951, painting, SK-A-5002

The square man squeezes with difficulty into this square canvas. He seems to squint slightly with his red and green eyes and his blue mouth gapes open. The head is too big, the body is too small, and the arms and legs are too short, yet with his fiercely coloured body and his ponderous genitals, he…

Portrait of Hortense de…

Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson, c. 1805 - c. 1809, painting, SK-A-4943

Bacchanal of Satyrs and Cupids

Gerard van Opstal (attributed to), c. 1650, BK-NM-2934

Haarkam in de vorm van twee takken…

René Lalique, c. 1902 - c. 1903, jewelry, BK-1987-2

Reliquary in the form of a triptych

anonymous, c. 1400 - 1410, reliquary, BK-17045

Meisjesportret

Jacques Francois Joseph Saly, c. 1750, BK-NM-12253