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Image request

The RKD provides images from RKDimages, RKDportraits and RKDarchives, from the analog collections of visual documentation, archives and library. The quality of the images depends on the available material. It is currently not allowed to take photographs of the archives in connection with the AVG (GDPR) legislation.


Rates image request 2020

Watermarked image: free

The 'Download' button allows you to download a low-resolution image with a watermark free of charge.

Available image: € 5

The 'Order' button allows you to download an image directly for € 5. The quality of the images is diverse. The number of pixels is shown left below the image.

Image request: € 31

If you have found an image, but it says 'Request scan', then the current scan is not suitable for delivery. These images are re-scanned when ordered. You can also request an image that is not pictured on our website by using this form. The delivery time is max. 15 weekdays after payment. The image is delivered on 300 ppi A4 format.

Fast delivery and Large format € 77

With the option Fast delivery we deliver the image within three workdays after payment. With the option Large format, we deliver the image on a larger format than 300 ppi a4, for example for a blow-up or poster. Your request can be submitted via this form.


Conditions

It is not possible to provide images that are vulnerable or that comes from archives that have not yet been unlocked. There may also be other limitations, for example because the art work is in a public collection, or because it is copyrighted. Read the conditions that we set when delivering images.

For questions, please contact us at explore@rkd.nl


Photo credits

Images from the Images collection:

Photo Collection RKD-Netherlands Institute for Art History, The Hague


An archive record:

RKD - Netherlands Institute for Art History, The Hague, Archive (name archive), (archive number between brackets), inventory number (add inv. Nr.)


An original art work:

Name of artist, title art work (in italics), date, technique and carrier, Collection RKD - Netherlands Institute for Art History, The Hague


An original art work made by an RKD photographer:

Photograph (name photographer), RKD - Netherlands Institute for Art History, The Hague


An image from the RKDimages database:

RKD - Netherlands Institute for Art History, RKDimages (number between brackets)


Image photographed for use in the project Inventory Decorative Interior Paintings in the Netherlands:

Photograph (name photographer), RKD - Netherlands Institute for Art History, The Hague/RCE, Amersfoort


Image from the IB collection:

Photo Collection RKD - Netherlands Institute for Art History/IB, The Hague