CODART, Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide

Rembrandt and the face of Jesus

Exhibition: 20 November 2011 - 12 February 2012

From the museum website, 27 July 2010

Rembrandt van Rijn is universally known as one of the greatest painters of the 17th century’s Dutch Golden Age. This exhibition will feature eight paintings created by Rembrandt and his students that feature the presumed visage of Jesus. Also included are more than 50 related paintings, prints and drawings that will examine the religious, historic and artistic significance of the core eight works. This exhibition is organized by the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Musée du Louvre, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. This is a ticketed exhibition.

The exhibition opens at the Musée du Louvre in Paris, then travels to the Philadelphia Museum of Art before coming to the DIA.

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