Die Heilige Familie

Die Heilige Familie

More about this artwork
Rembrandt presents this touching gathering of the Holy Family in the carpenter’s workshop in a monumental genre painting with almost life-sized figures that has a naturalness and worldliness characteristic of his Dutch roots. The painter’s attention lies entirely on capturing the sense of security found in a family and parental love. He thus epitomises Christ’s becoming Man and directly presents the viewer with the promise of salvation.
Displayed
AP OG Saal IX
Inventory Number
1318
Birth year of the artist
1606
Year the artist deceased
1669
Dimensions of the object
183,5 x 123 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand
Genre
Malerei
Origin
1799 aus der Galerie Mannheim
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Rembrandt (Harmensz. van Rijn), Die Heilige Familie, 1633/1635, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/apG9nw94Zn (Last updated on 13.04.2022)

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