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Portrait of Amalia van Solms, 1632 gedateerd
Paris, Musée Jacquemart-André, inv./cat.nr. 423
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Object information
Object category
painting
Physical connection
Reference in ‘composite artworks’: artworks that are/were connected, such as alterpieces, decorative pieces incorporated in panelling, and works of art that were intended to be displayed together, such as pendants and series.

pendant

After restoration in 1965 it was found that the painting of the Musée Jacquemart-André has the same painted decorative frame as Gerard van Honthorst's portrait of Frederik Hendrik of Orange. Since then both paintings are considered to be pendants (Gerson 1969, p. 244-249). At some point in time Rembrandt's portrait of Amalia was replaced by a portrait painted by Honthorst [RKDImages no. 166622] (Corpus of Rembrandt Paintings 1982-2015, vol. 2 (1986), no. A 61).
Support/medium
canvas, oil paint
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 69,5 x 54,5 cm
compared with the companion piece it can be concluded that the painting has been reduced on all sides (Corpus of Rembrandt Paintings 1982-2015, vol. 2 (1986), no. A 61)
Signature/inscription
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
Current attribution
Rembrandt
Date
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dated 1632 (1632)
Represented
IB number
Number related to the portrait iconography collection RKD.
30430
Identification based on
resemblance
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Visual documentation
Technical documentation
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Entered on: 2000-10-12; Last modification: 2018-05-02

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