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
Paulus Moreelse (Dutch, 1571 – 1638), “Portrait of Lucas van Voorst (1590-1669)” 1628, oil on panel. The John R. Van Derlip Fund, 88.64.1
Detail 2 was taken from
Rembrandt van Rijn; Portrait of a Man, Probably a Member of the Van Beresteyn Family; 1632; Oil on canvas; 58 1/2 x 49 1/2 x 5 in.; H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (29.100.3); The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
Be sure to visit “Rembrandt in America” on view through September 16.
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