Mesdag and the Hague School

Images for this exhibition

Oct-05-2001 until Jan-19-2002

This second exhibition in the Hague School wing focuses on the work of Willem Mesdag. One of the best known artists of the Hague School, Mesdag specialised in seascapes and beach scenes and is especially famous for his panorama of the seaside resort of Scheveningen.

The exhibition comprises a number of major works on loan from Mesdag collector and connoisseur Johan Poort ( It is accompanied by the publication of two books by him: Hendrik Willem Mesdag, De schilder van de Noordzee and Hendrik Willem Mesdag, Oeuvrecatalogus in beeld.