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Rembrandt

Christ and the woman taken in adultery, 1644 gedateerd
London, National Gallery (London), inv./cat.nr. [..]
Bredius 1935, no. 566
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Illustration number 1001460098
Dimensions: 509x650 pixels
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Illustration number 0000354326
Dimensions: 50x65 pixels
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Illustration number 0001114102
Dimensions: 1878x2430 pixels
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Illustration number 0001114103
Dimensions: 2253x1863 pixels
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Illustration number 0001114108
Dimensions: 1895x2421 pixels
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Object information
Object category
painting
Support/medium
panel (oak)
The wood used for this panel comes from the same tree as the wood used for the panels of four other Rembrandt paintings: 'Saint John the Baptist preaching' from the Gemäldegalerie in Berlin (RKDImages no. 52653), 'Self portrait wearing a beret and two golden chains' of The Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid (RKDImages no. 30283), the Portrait of Herman Doomer from The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (RKDImages no. 32162) and the Portrait of Aletta Adriaensdr from the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen in Rotterdam (RKDImages no. 2961) (Corpus of Rembrandt Paintings 1982-2015, vol. 4 (2005), no. IV 2).
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait) with rounded upper corners 83,8 x 65,4 cm
Probably this painting was rounded at the top corners after the picture was painted (Bomford/Brown/Roy 1988, no. 9; MacLaren/Brown 1991, p. 328-330).
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Current attribution
Rembrandt
Date
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dated 1644 (1644)
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Artistically related to other work
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Technical documentation
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Creation date: 2002-11-21; Last modified date: 2021-09-21

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