Our collection currently contains more than 100,000 works of art and design dating from ancient times to today. Of these objects, 3,137 of them are on view in the museum now. 81,631 of them are available online. There are 4,020 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

Jacob Hoefnagel

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

Jacob Hoefnagel

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