RKD Nederlands Instituut voor Kunstgeschiedenis

About the RKD

The RKD is the knowledge centre for the visual arts of the Low Countries and provides worldwide access to knowledge, research and information to museums, academic community and general public



Journalists seeking information, for example about RKD projects or wishing to make contact with a staff member or arrange filming in the RKD, should make contact with Annemiek te Stroete via stroete@rkd.nl or +31 6 11293501. 

About the RKD – Netherlands Institute for Art History

The RKD – Netherlands Institute for Art History is the world’s foremost knowledge and documentation centre for the visual arts of the Low Countries. The RKD acquires, manages, researches, connects and presents art-historical knowledge and information for museums, the academic world and the public. Visit the RKD online at www.rkd.nl.

Using images

Looking to use images from our database in the media? You can request here , or make contact with Annemiek te Stroete.

Images can be provided for current news stories. These images are intended exclusively for publication in news reports on an agreed subject and must bear the correct credit line: RKD – Netherlands Institute for Art History, The Hague.


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