The collection of Dutch and Flemish art of the Kunsthalle zu Kiel is characterized by an extensive holding of graphic works by Dutch artists of the sixteenth and seventeenth century. Among them, are works by Hans Bol, Cornelis Bos, Adriaen Collaert, Hendrick Goltzius, Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, Jacob van Ruisdael, Johann I. Sadeler, Herman van Swanevelt, Jan van de Velde, Claes Jansz. Visscher, Hans Vredeman de Vries, Anthonie Waterloo and numerous etchings after Rubens and Van Dyck. This is supplemented by ca. 180 high-quality ornamental etchings and around 100 drawings by Dutch artists. A special feature of the collection is the bundle of around 300 Dutch landscapes of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The paintings collection includes singular works by Abraham Bloemaert, Jacob Grimmer, Cornelis Cornelisz. van Haarlem, Jan Davidsz. de Heem, Pieter de Ring, Jacob van Ruisdael, Adriaen van de Venne as well as by Jürgen Ovens as a special Dutch-Schleswig-Holstein case.
Regina Göckede, Head of Collections (October 2020)