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Term Definition

The Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmɔurɪtsɦœys], English: "Maurice House") houses the Royal Cabinet of Paintings and is a major pictural art museum in The Hague, the Netherlands. Previously the residence of count John Maurice of Nassau, it now has a large art collection, including paintings by Dutch painters such as Johannes Vermeer, Rembrandt van Rijn, Jan Steen, Paulus Potter and Frans Hals and works of the German painter Hans Holbein the Younger.