The chief curators

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Over the years, the KMSKA has been led by many different chief curators, each of whom helped define the museum and its collection. An overview:

  • Willem Jacob Herreyns (1743-1827)
  • Mattheus Ignatius van Bree (1773-1839)
  • Gustave Wappers (1803-1874)
  • Jean Antoine Verschaeren (1803-1863)
  • Nicaise De Keyser (1813-1887)
  • Jozef Geefs (1808-1885)
  • Charles Verlat (1824-1890)
  • Albert De Vriendt (1843-1900)
  • Ferdinand de Braekeleer (1792-1883)
  • Pierre Koch (1843-1904)
  • Pol De Mont (1857-1931)
  • Paul Buschmann (1877-1924)
  • Arthur Henry Cornette (1880-1945)
  • Ary J.J.Delen (1883-1960)
  • Walther Vanbeselaere (1908-1988)
  • Gilberte Gepts (1917-1981)
  • Leo Wuyts (1931)
  • Lydia M.A. Schoonbaert (1930)
  • Erik Vandamme (1948)
  • Paul Huvenne (1949) 
  • Manfred Sellink (1962)
     
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Permanent collection

  • As the Old Sing, So the Young Pipe (click to enlarge; use the escape key to close the window)

    As the Old Sing, So the Young Pipe

  • September Sixteenth (click to enlarge; use the escape key to close the window)

    September Sixteenth

  • Meleager and Atalanta (click to enlarge; use the escape key to close the window)

    Meleager and Atalanta

  • The Intrigue (click to enlarge; use the escape key to close the window)

    The Intrigue

  • Ironing (click to enlarge; use the escape key to close the window)

    Ironing

  • Madonna Surrounded by Seraphim and Cherubim (click to enlarge; use the escape key to close the window)

    Madonna Surrounded by Seraphim and Cherubim

  • The Man in the Chair (click to enlarge; use the escape key to close the window)

    The Man in the Chair

  • Venus Frigida (click to enlarge; use the escape key to close the window)

    Venus Frigida

  • Pierre de Wissant. Burgher of Calais (click to enlarge; use the escape key to close the window)

    Pierre de Wissant. Burgher of Calais

  • Card Players (click to enlarge; use the escape key to close the window)

    Card Players

  • Vespers (click to enlarge; use the escape key to close the window)

    Vespers

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