Dive online into the collected stories and episodes of our series featuring powerful and powerful women.

3:58 min. - Women of the Rijksmuseum

4:09 min. - Women of the Rijksmuseum

4:12 min. - Women of the Rijksmuseum

3:38 min. - Women of the Rijksmuseum

4:29 min. - Women of the Rijksmuseum

2 min 31 - An influential female still life painter

3 min 29 - Who is the woman?

2 min 51 - A relevant 17th century painting

3 min 14 - The history of a remarkable 18th-century gown

2 min 54 - Ever worn a corsage?

2 min 59 - An iconic symbol of Japanese culture

2 min 47 - The first photo book ever made

Portrait of a Girl Dressed in Blue Portrait of a Girl Dressed in Blue

1:17 min. - So what makes this such a popular painting?

Girl in a White Kimono Girl in a White Kimono

1:15 min. - Zoom in on the gleaming white silk embroidered kimono

The Milkmaid The Milkmaid

1:20 min. - The milk seems to be streaming from the pitcher. How did Vermeer do this?

Portrait of Alida Christina Assink Portrait of Alida Christina Assink

1:20 min. - See what was considered ‘sexy’ in this portrait

Portrait of a Woman, Possibly Maria Trip Portrait of a Woman, Possibly Maria Trip

1:15 min. Rembrandt rendered her costly jewellery masterfully

Girl in a Large Hat Girl in a Large Hat

1:09 min. - A summertime maiden with an enticing gesture

5:54 min. - Women in the lead

6:47 min. - The bewitched museum

Salomé met het hoofd van Johannes de Doper Salomé met het hoofd van Johannes de Doper

Female painters, historic women and heroines

Who was Catharina van Hemessen and why was she internationally successful?

SK-A-4700 Portret van Lizzy Ansingh, Thérèse Schwartze, 1902 SK-A-4700 Portret van Lizzy Ansingh, Thérèse Schwartze, 1902

Dutch heroines in the spot light

SK-A-1685 Judith Leyster De vrolijke drinker SK-A-1685 Judith Leyster De vrolijke drinker

Star painter of the Golden Age

Still Life with Flowers in a Glass Vase Still Life with Flowers in a Glass Vase

Against all odds

Portrait of a young Woman, with 'Puck' the Dog Portrait of a young Woman, with 'Puck' the Dog

Powerhouse and portraitist of Dutch high society

Two female portraits on glass

A self-portrait with flowers and electric light

From a Julia to a Large Tortoiseshell

Two portraits of women in glass

Dolls’ house of Petronella Oortman Dolls’ house of Petronella Oortman

Not a child’s toy, but a pastime for ladies

Portrait of Catharina van Braam Houckgeest Portrait of Catharina van Braam Houckgeest

Portrait in the mirror