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About the exhibition

The first retrospective exhibition in the Netherlands of the famous 17th-century painter Pieter de Hooch will be presented at the Museum Prinsenhof Delft. Together with Johannes Vermeer, Pieter de Hooch is widely considered to be the most celebrated Delft master of the 17th century. His most beautiful courtyards and interiors will return to the city where they were painted almost 400 years ago.

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Pieter de Hooch, Portrait of a Delft family, circa 1657-1660, Gemäldegalerie der Akademie der bildende Künste, Vienna

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Pieter de Hooch?
Self-portrait, 1648 - 1649.

© Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam


Learn more about Pieter de Hooch from the lavishly illustrated catalogue or the special issue of Connaissance des Arts.

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Delft & the Dutch Golden Age

In 2019, Delft is ‘turning to gold’ with a full year of cultural events. ‘Delft & the Golden Age’ is part of the year commemorating ‘Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age’ in the Netherlands.

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Since 2017, the museum has been carrying out research on Pieter de Hooch and his work in close cooperation with the Rijksmuseum, the Delft University of Technology, an archival art historian and an architectural historian. A range of research projects has been carried out: art-historical research and research on materials and techniques, research into topographical aspects of Pieter de Hooch’s oeuvre, archival research and research into the history of the appreciation of De Hooch’s work. The results and new insights will be presented at the exhibition and described in the catalogue accompanying the exposition.

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Pieter de Hooch in Delft.
From the shadow of Vermeer
is made possible by:

Main benefactor

  • Turing Foundation


  • Gemeente Delft
  • Erfgoed


  • Stichting



  • Mr. Th. J. H. Dröge notaris BV

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