08 janvier 2018

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669), Maria Bockenolle (Wife of Johannes Elison), 1634

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669), Maria Bockenolle (Wife of Johannes Elison), 1634. Oil on canvas, 174.9 x 124.1 cm (68 7/8 x 48 7/8 in.). William K. Richardson Fund, 56.511 © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston During his early years in Amsterdam, Rembrandt’s innovative and fashionable portrait paintings were a key factor in his growing reputation. Reverend Johannes Elison was minister of the Dutch Reformed Church in Norwich, England. In seventeenth century Dutch society, Protestant ministers were celebrated... [Lire la suite]