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RKD Study dedicated to Cornelis Kruseman

On 25 June, the RKD Study Cornelis Kruseman (1797-1857): Earthly fame and heavenly ambition was published.
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Graflegging van Christus geschilderd door kunstenaar Cornelis Kruseman

State of affairs: RKD Research

In this item you will find the latest state of affairs on the operation of RKD Research.
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RKD Research

In the footsteps of Herman Saftleven: Utrecht's city rampart drawings

The latest RKD Study is dedicated to more than 175 drawings of Herman Saftleven (1609-1685).
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Herman Saftleven, De Utrechtse stadswal bij het Paardenveld, tussen 1660 en 1665, collectie Koninklijke Musea voor Schone Kunsten, Brussel


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Expert Meeting Rembrandt Reunited

Join us on September 2, 2024, for an exclusive expert meeting at The Nivaagaard Collection in Nivå.
Expert meeting Rembrandt Reunited Nivaagaard

Lopend onderzoek

Read more about the projects

Several short and long-term research projects are ongoing at the RKD, covering a wide variety of topics: from medieval miniatures and seventeenth-century tapestries to Mondrian's letters and herman de vries as a publisher

Ongoing research

Weaving in freedom

Ongoing research

From the late 16th century, Gouda welcomed hundreds of Flemish refugees, including many tapestry workers.

Weven in vrijheid

Marks on Art: Painting

Ongoing research
The RKD is developing a database with marks on artworks.
Oproep marks on art

Crowdsourcingproject Bredius notes

Ongoing research
The archivel notes of Abraham Bredius will become digitally accessible.