Delft in paintings: exhibition of the master Pieter de Hooch

Pieter de Hooch in Delft: From the Shadow of Vermeer

11 October 2019 – 16 February 2020

Woman with a child in a pantry – Pieter de Hooch, ca. 1656 – 1660. Source: Rijksmuseum

Unique exhibition by the master Pieter de Hooch

A very unique exhibition will soon be set up at the Prinsenhof Museum in Delft. The master Pieter de Hooch is honored with no fewer than 29 of his masterpieces, which have come together again for the first time after 400 years from all over the world. A unique opportunity where you can see Delft from the point of view of one of the greatest masters.


Most important Delft master

Together with Johannes Vermeer, the painter Pieter de Hooch is internationally recognised as the most important Delft master of the Dutch Golden Age.


Delft in the 17th century

Delft is the main inspiration for Pieter de Hooch’s masterpieces. His paintings are known for depicting the atmosphere of life in Delft in the 17th century. You can feel and experience this time again thanks to the beautiful courtyards and interiors that he painted. Pieter de Hooch even raised the painting of courtyards to a new theme in painting.


Get to know everything about this artist and imagine yourself in beautiful 17th century Delft.

Self portrait – Pieter de Hooch, ca. 1648 – 1649. Source: Rijksmuseum

A visit to this exhibition makes your visit to beautiful, historic Delft extra special.

Skittle Players in a Garden (A Game of Ninepins) – Pieter de Hooch, ca. 1665. Source: Wikipedia


In collaboration with the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, the Technical University of Delft, an archival art historian and a construction historian, the Prinsenhof Museum has researched, among other things, the material-technical and art-historical background of his works.


Fun fact

The Prinsenhof Museum is also the old house of Willem van Oranje, one of the most influential noblemen in the Netherlands. He was honored as the “father of the fatherland”, as the founder of a new Dutch state. Find out everything about him at the Prinsenhof Museum.



The exhibition of the master Pieter de Hooch can be visited from 11 October 2019 to 16 February 2020. For more info visit the website of Museum Prinsenhof.

Your Royal Stay in Delft


Come to Delft to see the exhibition
and take advantage
of your Royal Stay at Luxury Apartments Delft.

The Prinsenhof Museum is only a 6-minute walk
from Luxury Apartments Delft.


Hotel package Pieter de Hooch

Luxury Apartments Delft offers a package especially for the exhibition of the master Pieter de Hooch including:

  • Overnight stay (incl. tourist tax and cleaning costs)
  • Royal breakfast
  • Free entry tickets to the Prinsenhof Museum
  • Welcome drink: bottle of wine

Price:  from € 99 per night based on 2 guests in a double room

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