Picture frame

The House of Heydenryk

Established 1845

Founded in 1845 in Amsterdam by A.J. Heydenryk, The House of Heydenryk is regarded as one of the world’s most prestigious picture frame companies. The firm is specialized in restoring antiques and producing picture frames in styles dating from the 15th through the 18th centuries.

Heydenryk’s clientele includes the greatest museums in Europe, from the Tate and National Gallery in London to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam (Heydenryk restored Rembrandt’s The Night Watch). Legend has it that a struggling young artist named Vincent van Gogh came into the showroom offering his drawings in exchange for a Heydenryk frame. Over 100 years later, the House of Heydenryk would supervise and provide all of the framing for the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.

In 1936, Henry Heydenryk Jr., the great grandson of the founder, brought the firm to the United States, and framed almost every noteworthy artist.

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