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The wedding of Samson, 1638 gedateerd
Dresden, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden - [..]
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Object category
painting
Support/medium
canvas, oil paint
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (landscape format) 125,6 x 174,7 cm
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Rembrandt
Date
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1638 (dated) (1638)
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  • used as model for
    Jean-Pierre Norblin de la Gourdaine
    pen-and-wash drawing, dated 1777, Muzeum Narodowe, Warshaw

  • copied in print by

    engraving inscribed: "Rembrandt van Ryn pinx - A. Carse sculp/The Feast of Ahasuerus - Das Fest des Ahasverus

    Reproduces the painting in the same direction and in its present state; a little, though not significally, more can be seen on the left than in the framed painting (Corpus of Rembrandt paintings 1982-2015, vol. 3 (1989), no. A 123; Graphic reproductions 1)

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Entered on: 2002-03-05; Last modification: 2018-05-18

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