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Reveal the Rembrandt: Round 12

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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?

Detail 1

 

 

 

 

Detail 2

Check next week when we Reveal the Rembrandt to see if you are correct!

Last week’s round:

Detail 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Detail 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Answer: Detail 1 was taken from

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, “Saint Bartholomew”, 1661, Oil on canvas, Unframed: 86.7 x 75.6 cm (34 1/8 x 29 3/4 in.) Framed: 121.6 x 110.2 x 11.7 cm (47 7/8 x 43 3/8 x4 5/8 in.).

Detail 2 was taken from

Gioacchino Assereto (Italian (Genoa), 1600 – 1649), ”Saint Augustine and Saint Monica” c. 17th century, oil on canvas. The John R. Van Derlip Fund, 60.35

 

Be sure to visit “Rembrandt in America” on view through September 16.

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