Investigating Rembrandt – one of the greatest paintings in Glasgow, but who is the man in the painting?
Trade and Prosperity – A seafaring nation – Dutch sea power in the 17th century was a major influence on how Dutch art developed.
Everyday Life? – how Dutch artists painted people at home, and what messages can be read into these paintings.
Landscapes and the Art Market – the astonishing variety of Dutch landscapes and what they tell us about society and the art market.
Still Life – what these paintings tell us about 17th-century Dutch interest in the world around them.
The Dutch and Religion – paintings reveal the differences between Protestant and Catholic life.
Flemish Painting – religious divides in the 17th-century Netherlands influenced how art developed in the north and south.
The Five Senses – discover the symbols representing the five senses in Lairesse’s painting.
Unless you need step-free access, the easiest way to reach this gallery is via the Northeast Stairs from the North Foyer. Turn left at the top of these stairs, then left again into the first entrance.
Whilst you could make your way via the Lower East Stairs, (or the outside stairs to the North Entrance) to Ground Floor Level, then via the Northeast Stairs to First Floor Level, you may as well use the lift.
From the Main entrance, continue past the Shop, turn left and continue to the wall at the east end of the central space, then move right, past the entrance to the Restaurant, to locate the East Lift.
Go to First Floor Level, turn right (north) and continue to the top of the Northeast Stairs, in front of you. Turn right then left, into the first entrance.
Going Clockwise From the West Entrance
various paintings, see KelvinGrove literature|
jutting south, The Dutch and Religion
jutting south, Dutch Everyday Life
Continuing North Side