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Rembrandt

Minerva in her study, 1635 gedateerd
New York City, private collection Leiden [..]
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Object information
Object category
painting
Support/medium
canvas, oil paint
According to the RRP the canvas that was used for this painting came from the same bolt of linen as the one used for the canvases of Rembrandt's "Belshazzar's Feast" in the National Gallery of London (RKD Images no. 48717) and "The sacrifice of Abraham" by Rembrant's studio, in the Alte Pinakothek in Munich (RKD Images no. 47376) (Corpus of Rembrandt Paintings 1982-2015, vol. 3 (1989), no. A 114).
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 138 x 116,5 cm
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Current attribution
Rembrandt
This painting was always regarded as an autograph Rembrandt until doubted by Gerson in 1968 (Gerson 1968, no. 94). Van Gelder proposed that the painting was the result of a collaboration between Rembrandt and Ferdinand Bol, an attribution that was followed by Sumowski (Van Gelder 1953, p. 296; Sumowski 1957-1958, p. 224). However, most art historians remained convinced of an attribution to Rembrandt (see for instance: Bauch 1966, no. 259; Tümpel 1986, no. 106; Corpus of Rembrandt Paintings, vol. 3 (1989), no. A 114). The Leiden Collection fully attributes this painting to Rembrandt (online collection catalogue, accessed 2018-04-20).
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dated 1635 (1635)
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Entered on: 2002-03-22; Last modification: 2018-04-20

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