Throughout the years, scholars, critics, and art lovers have debated the authenticity of many Rembrandt paintings. In the spirit of these debates, we’ve taken one detail from a Rembrandt work you’ll see in our exhibit, “Rembrandt in America,” and one detail from a piece in the MIA’s permanent collection. The question is, can you Reveal the Rembrandt?
Can you guess which detail is from a Rembrandt painting?
Check next week when we Reveal the Rembrandt to see if you are correct!
Last week’s round:
Answer: Detail 1 was taken from
Jean Louis André Théodore Géricault (French, 1791 – 1824), Portrait of a Young Man, c. 1818, oil on canvas. Gift of Wheelock Whitney III, Wheelock Whitney, Jr., and Benson K. Whitney, 2001.280
Detail 2 was taken from
Rembrandt van Rijn; Portrait of a Man in a Red Doublet; 1633; Oil on panel; 35 1/8 x 30 1/8 x 2 1/2 in.; © Private Collection, New York
Be sure to visit “Rembrandt in America” on view through September 16.
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