Throughout the years, scholars, critics, and art lovers have debated the authenticity of many Rembrandt paintings. In the spirit of these debates, we’ve taken one detail from a Rembrandt work you’ll see in our exhibit, “Rembrandt in America,” and one detail from a piece in the MIA’s permanent collection. The question is, can you Reveal the Rembrandt?
Can you guess which detail is from a Rembrandt painting?
Check next week when we Reveal the Rembrandt to see if you are correct!
Last week’s round:
Answer: Detail 1 was taken from
Rembrandt van Rijn; Old Man with a Gold Chain; 1631; Oil on panel; 32 3/4 x 29 3/4 in.; Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Kimball Collection; 1922.4467; CITI Object ID: 95998
Detail 2 was taken from
Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (talian (Venice), 1727 – 1804), Head of a Philosopher c. 1750-1760, oil on canvas. The William Hood Dunwoody Fund, 16.1
Be sure to visit “Rembrandt in America” on view through September 16.