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Maria Trip, daughter of one of Amsterdam’s wealthiest merchants, was twenty when Rembrandt painted her portrait. The artist placed Maria against a stone arch and devoted particular attention to the reflected light, the fashionable dress and jewellery. The costly garments are trimmed with strips of gold lace and Maria is wearing a profusion of pearls. Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, 1639

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Rembrandt self-portrait from 1659 at the age of 53 : Self-portrait, Rembrandt van Rijn Rembrandt painted this remarkable self-portrait in 1659, after he had suffered frorm personal financial collapse. Much can be read into his expression, but the painting itself is a triumph.

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Rembrandt Portraits May Come Home, for Record Price, With Government Help

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (Dutch 1606–1669) [Dutch Golden Age, Baroque] Portrait of Marten Soolmans, 1634.

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