Saenredam, Interior of Saint Bavo, Haarlem

Pieter Jansz. Saenredam, Interior of Saint Bavo, Haarlem, 1631, oil on panel, 82.9 x 110.5 cm (Philadelphia Museum of Art) Speakers: Dr. Christopher D. M. Atkins, Agnes and Jack Mulroney Associate Curator of European Painting and Sculpture, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and Dr. Steven Zucker


Additional resources:

This painting at The Philadelphia Museum of Art

Saenredam on ArtUK

Saenredam at the Rijksmuseum

Philadelphia Museum of Art: Handbook (Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2014, p.136).

Catalogue Raisonné of the works by Pieter Jansz. Saenredam (Utrecht: Centraal Museum, 1961), p. 74.

Jeroen Giltaij, “Review: Gary Schwartz and Marten Jan Bok, Pieter Saenredam: The Painter and his Time, 1990,” Simiolus 20, no. 1 (1990/1991), pp. 87-90.

Rob  Ruurs, Saenredam: The Art of Perspective (Amsterdam: Benjamins / Forsten Publishers, 1987).

Gary Schwartz and Maarten Jan Bok, Pieter Saenredam: the Painter and his Time  (New York: Abbeville, 1990).

Rob Rurrs, “Review: Gary Schwartz and Marten Jan Bok, Pieter Saenredam: De Schilder in zijn tijd, 1989,” The Art Bulletin 72, no. 2 (June 1990), pp. 332-336.

Cite this page as: Dr. Christopher D.M. Atkins and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Saenredam, Interior of Saint Bavo, Haarlem," in Smarthistory, June 27, 2018, accessed December 8, 2023,