Collection

Our collection currently contains more than 100,000 works of art and design dating from ancient times to today. Of these objects, 3,349 of them are on view in the museum now. 81,075 of them are available online. There are 3,669 recent acquisitions. All of our collection records are living documents. They are frequently revised and enhanced.

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Jacob Hoefnagel, designer

Riddle: my skin is red, and white liquid is hidden within (Aenigma: Rubra mihi cutis est, latet intus niveus humor), 1592
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Jacob Hoefnagel

The locusts have no king, yet all of them march in rank. Proverbs 30, 27, 1592
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Jacob Hoefnagel

It is he who sits above the circle of the earth, and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers. Isaiah 40, 1592