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Man in centre of labyrinth

Französischer Garten mit Rasenfläche in Irrgartenform

Vries, Hans Vredeman de [Maler]

Men sitting on either side of a man at a dais with one hand raised.

Het Kretische labyrint ()

prentmaker: Cock, Hieronymus

A scholar is pointing at a tree, damaged by a storm; in the background a man and woman are looking at the stars

A teacher teaching a pupil to write 'ABBA'

In a chaotic classroom a donkey is reading a sheet of music while the teacher is about to spank the bare bottom of a pupil

Two boys looking at women churning and smelling the butter

Het toilet van Bathseba

schilder: Cornelisz. van Haarlem, Cornelis

Der Gambenspieler

Altdorfer, Albrecht [Inventor]

Socrates dicteert zijn testament

vermeld op object naar eigen ontwerp van: Abel, Josef

Judith met het hoofd van Holofernes

vermeld op object prentmaker: Bosch, Cornelis

Portret van een kind gezeten op een kussen

Anoniem

Bedelaar met kind en houten been ()

vermeld op object prentmaker: Quast, Pieter Jansz.

Onthoofding Johannes de Doper

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L'assiette au beurre

Leda en de zwaan

vermeld op object prentmaker: Bosch, Cornelis

Grus (crane)

Bacchante, allegorie op de Overvloed

Mijn, Herman van der

L'assiette au beurre

God de Vader schept de aarde

Breughel, Jan (II)

'De bleekzuchtige dame'

schilder: Hoogstraten, Samuel van

Bacchus, with horns on his head, sitting under vines holding a drum

L'assiette au beurre

dpd_0280: Unicorn holding coat of arms with 'Hausmarke' and the initials "I.K."

Das Rhinoceros (Rhinocerus)

Dürer, Albrecht [Verleger]

Süleyman, Sultan des Osmanischen Reichs, im Hintergrund die Süleymaniye-Moschee (Süleymaniye Camii)

Lorichs (Lorck), Melchior [Stecher]

Lucretia steekt mes in haar borst

naar eigen ontwerp van: Brosamer, Hans

Canard sauvage. 1.annee, n.1(21-28 mars 1903)-n.31(18-24 oct.1903)

Man with winged lance above tortoise

De geldwisselaars

Reymerswale, Marinus van

Alchemist ()

prentmaker: Borcht, Pieter van der (I)