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follower of Rembrandt or attributed to Rembrandt

Christ with a staff, ca. 1661
New York City, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, [..]
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Object information
Object category
painting
Support/medium
canvas, oil paint
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 95,3 x 82,6 cm
Signature/inscription
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
Current attribution
follower of Rembrandt
or attributed to Rembrandt
This painting was always considered as an autograph work by Rembrandt until doubted in 1982 (New York 1982, p. 92, 98, 99, 101). Most scholars now reject an attribution to Rembrandt, but some remain convinced of his authorship (Liedtke 2007, vol. 2, no. 174).
Date
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c. 1661 (1659 - 1663)
Provenance
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Visual documentation
Technical documentation
The RKD manages a collection of technical documentation that has been given to us by external researchers and museums or which stems from the RKD's own research with infrared reflectography. Documentation can be accessed by appointment at the RKD. While not all technical documentation has been entered in the database at present, new data is added on a regular basis.
Entered on: 2013-02-12; Last modification: 2018-12-03

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