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The museum is home to the exceptional collection of 19th-century art assembled by the renowned painter Hendrik Willem Mesdag and his wife Sientje.

The Mesdag Collection

The Mesdags

Hendrik Willem Mesdag and his wife Sientje both rose to the challenge and became artists when they were already in their thirties.

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The Barbizon Painters

Who were these artists? And what made them so special?

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