Bartholomeus van der Helst “Banquet of the Amsterdam Civic Guard in Celebration of the Peace of Munster” / fire 
 (In June 2006, serial vandal  Hans Joachim Bohlmann  splashed lighter fluid on this painting and set it on fire while it was on view at the Rijkmuseum in Amsterdam. Most damage was done to the varnish layer, which was able to be restored.)

Bartholomeus van der Helst “Banquet of the Amsterdam Civic Guard in Celebration of the Peace of Munster” / fire

(In June 2006, serial vandal Hans Joachim Bohlmann splashed lighter fluid on this painting and set it on fire while it was on view at the Rijkmuseum in Amsterdam. Most damage was done to the varnish layer, which was able to be restored.)

Christopher Schreck