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Rembrandt

Musical company, 1626 gedateerd
Leiden, Museum De Lakenhal, inv./cat.nr. B 1594
Bredius 1935, no. 632
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Illustration number 0001526369
Dimensions: 4636x6203 pixels
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Illustration number 1000276602
Dimensions: 1954x2706 pixels
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Illustration number 0000003127
Dimensions: 438x650 pixels
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Illustration number 0000003128
Dimensions: 434x650 pixels
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Illustration number 0000003211
Dimensions: 453x650 pixels
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Object information
Object category
painting
Support/medium
panel (oak), oil paint
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 63,4 x 47,5 cm
Signature/inscription
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
  • monogrammed and dated lower left: RH 1[6]26
  • label on the back: No 1 // Paulus Rembrant
    Label on the back with the inscription "No 1 // Paulus Rembrant" (information from Jonathan Bikker, research curator at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 2015).
  • label on the back: This painting was // Cleaned and varnished // By // Chalmers & son // Picture Cleaner // number 118 & 153 Hi[...] // Edinburgh
    Label on the back with the inscription "This painting was // Cleaned and varnished // By // Chalmers & son // Picture Cleaner // number 118 & 153 Hi[...] // Edinburgh" (information from Jonathan Bikker, research curator at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 2015).
  • inscription (document by form) on the back: 1405
    Inscription on the back in black ink "1405" (information from Jonathan Bikker, research curator at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 2015).
Current attribution
Rembrandt
Since the discovery of this painting in 1937 the attribution to Rembrandt has generally been accepted. The only art historian who expressed doubts about the attribution is Knuttel (Knuttel 1955B, p. 44, 46).
Date
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
dated 1626 (1626)
Provenance
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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.
Creation date: 1996-08-19; Last modified date: 2021-12-10

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