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Visit the museum that 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

Jean-François Millet and the Hague School

How did the famous French peasant painter Jean-François Millet inspire the artists of the Hague School?

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The Hague School

What kind of art did the Hague School artists create? And how did Mesdag contribute to their success?

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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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