The Bremen businessman Carl Schünemann has donated 35 paintings, most by seventeenth-century Dutch masters, to the Kunsthalle Bremen. It is the most important gift to the institution in nearly 200 years. One of the paintings, The Serenade, by Jacob Ochtervelt, can be seen in the exhibition “Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting,” National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, October 22, 2017 – January 21, 2018. The gift will be presented in an exhibition entitled , Tulpen, Tabak, Heringsfang. Niederländische Malerei des Goldenen Zeitalter, from April 7, 2018 – August 19, 2018 at the Kunsthalle Bremen.