The Mauritshuis arrives in Europeana

Today we welcome the wonderful collections of the Mauritshuis into Europeana, published in high-resolution and released freely into the public domain for the first time. Portrait of a Woman from Southern Germany, 1520-25. Formerly attributed to Hans Holbein the Younger. Mauritshuis. Public Domain The Mauritshuis is famous for its unique collection of paintings by Dutch and […]

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Oh, Oh, Den Haag: A portrait of The Hague

There is a famous Dutch song by Harry Jekkers, called ‘Oh Oh Den Haag’, of which the refrain literally translates to “Oh Oh The Hague, beautiful city, behind the dunes”. And indeed, Den Haag, as the Dutch say it (with a ‘g’ that is unpronounceable ‘g’ for many foreigners) is a nice city to live […]

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