follower of Rembrandt

The good Samaritan brings the wounded traveller to an inn (Luke 10:25-37), ca. 1648
Berlin, Gemäldegalerie (Staatliche Museen zu [..]
Object information
Object category
panel, oil paint
rectangle (landscape format) 29,5 x 36 cm
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
Current attribution
follower of Rembrandt
Rejected attribution
This painting was always regarded as an autograph Rembrandt, until doubted by Bredius in 1935 (Bredius 1935, no. 580). Bauch regarded the painting as an 18th century sketch (Bauch 1966, p. 49). Gerson followed this view (Bredius/Gerson 1969, no 580). In the collection catalogue of 1996 this painting is listed as by a follower of Rembrandt (Bock/Grosshans 1996, no. 1552).
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
c. 1648 (1646 - 1650)
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Entered on: 2011-02-14; Last modification: 2018-08-09


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