The Royal Academy of Art is an art academy in The Hague. Succeeding the Haagsche Teeken-Academie, the academy was founded on 29 September 1682 and it has been training ground for a number of significant artists of the Hague School. And it was part of the art movement of Dutch Impressionism and was also in the vicinity of the II. However, in the 19th century the training for a time was still strongly oriented towards the classic curriculum. At the end of the 19th century this academy had opened to Modernism, in the 18th century the Hague Academy was a thriving institution. The end of the 18th century were difficult due to the absence of any financial support. The low point was around 1800, when the academy was working less than ten students. Under William I of the Netherlands finally support returned and the old, in 1821 the drawing education was combined with the newly established School of Civil Engineering. After being housed in the Korenbeurs and Boterwaag in 1839, a new building was designed by city architect Zeger Reyers. In the 19th century the famous artists Johannes Bosboom, Isaac Israels, Willem Maris, Jan Hendrik Weissenbruch, in 1937 on the site of the ancient temple completed a new academy building designed by J. H. Plantenga, J. W. E. In 1990 the Royal Academy merged with the Royal Conservatory of The Hague into the School of Visual Arts, Music, the academy every two years awards the Gerrit Noordzij Prize initial designs. After the year of 1821, she received more importance again, now she moved in the house of the Korenbeurs. This small building was important for the future of this school. Later they moved to the Boterwaag, there wasnt enough light for the painting classes. Finally in the year 1839 the Academy got their own house at the Prinsessegracht - it was built by Zeger Reyers in the style of the Neoclassicism. In the 20th-century the classes do grow and more place was needed, thus from 1934-1937 the academy got a new building at Prinsessegracht 4. The new building has been built in the style of the Bauhaus, at the end of the 19th century witnessed the Hague art scene flourished, which was also very well known abroad as Hague School. Many well-known artists like Breitner, the brothers Maris and Bosboom were trained in the academy, in the first half of the 20th century the academy has played a pioneering role in the Netherlands, too
Building of the Royal Academy of Art at the Prinsessegracht 4 in The Hague.
Entrance area of the Royal Academy of Art, Prinsessegracht 3-4, 1930.
The Boterwaag at the Prinsegracht belonged temporarily to the art academy.
The Korenbeurs at Schiedam belonged to the Academy, too.