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The RKD offers various services for art-historical research and its publication. You can completely outsource that to a RKD-curator, but we are also happy to facilitate your own research.

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RKD Research subscription

Everything a researcher needs: access to visual search, my workspace and the RKD's study room!


Image request

With a RKD Research subscription you can download images in high resolution.

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Art historical research

The RKD offers the service of conducting art historical research.

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It is possible to order photocopies or make them yourself during your visit at the RKD.

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The RKD happily lends works from its collections to exhibitions organised by museums, libraries and similar institutions.

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Join the RKD Masterclasses to find out how the physical and digital collections of the RKD can be used for art-historical research.


Guided tours

Get to know the RKD – Netherlands Institute for Art History!