It is not widely known that in addition to the art of her own time, Helene Kröller-Müller (1869–1939), the founder of the Kröller-Müller Museum also collected older works of art. For the exhibition Aged Well a selection of one hundred of the finest and most exceptional drawings has been made, from the sixteenth to the early nineteenth century. Some of these works are being exhibited for the first time in the history of the museum.
In this feature, curator Renske Cohen Tervaert discusses which Old Master drawings Helene Kröller-Müller collected and how she acquired them, as well as the concept and creation of the exhibition. Read on…
Published monthly, the features provide information on new curatorial developments, current projects, collections of Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide, as well as insight into the work of the museum curator.