group visit


through the exhibition David Bailly - Time, Death and Vanity

In honor of the exhibition David Bailly - Time, Death and Vanity, you can book an interactive tour of the exhibition with your group starting March 10, 2023.

Nearly 400 years after it was created, David Bailly's Vanitas Still Life with Portrait of a Young Painter continues to fascinate art historians. The masterpiece raises all sorts of questions. Is it a self-portrait? To what do the various objects in the painting refer? And who is the mysterious female figure appearing against the back wall?

Museum De Lakenhal has joined forces with various experts for an extensive study of the painter and his work. Thus, for the first time, Bailly's oeuvre has been charted, and we discovered several hidden faces in his still life. In the exhibition as well as in this guided tour, we take you through the latest insights about this extraordinary Leiden painter.

Practical information

  • Duation: 60 minutes
  • Maximum group size: 15 persons
  • Price per group: €82,50 excuding museum entrance
  • Possible languages: Dutch, English, German or Dutch Sign Language

Request this program at least two weeks prior to your visit. Email to boekingen@lakenhal.nl or call 071 516 5357. We are happy to schedule a tour for you!