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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 Hague Gasworks: Van Eeden & Van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh’s cityscape 'Gasworks' (1882) inspired artist Marcel van Eeden to create a new series of works.

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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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