Rembrandts Orient

Rembrandts Orient

The Museum Barberini shows the fascination of Rembrand and his contemporaries for the mystical "Orient" in about 110 artworks.

  • Rembrandts Orient (4)© dpa
    A man walks during a preview appointment of the exhibition "Rembrandt's Orient" at the Museum Barberini towards the paintings "Group Portrait of the Sam Family" (l, 1653) and "The Meeting of David and Abigail. Portrait of the family of Lowijs Jacobsz Molenschot and his wife Janneken Jansdr Rokus" (r, probably 1655) by Aelbert Gerritsz Cuyp.
  • Rembrandts Orient (2)© dpa
    A man looks at the paintings during a preview appointment of the exhibition "Rembrandt's Orient" at the Museum Barberini. On the left hangs the painting "The Angel Leaves the Family of Tobias" (1651) by Jan Victors (Rembrandt's student).
  • Rembrandts Orient (3)© dpa
    A woman looks at the paintings during a preview appointment of the exhibition "Rembrandt's Orient" at the Museum Barberini. In the center hangs the painting "Assueer Jacob Schimmelpenninck van der Oije mit Diener und Hund" (1660) by Dirck van Loonen.
  • Rembrandts Orient (5)© dpa
    Journalists chat during a preview of the exhibition "Rembrandt's Orient" at the Museum Barberini in front of the painting "The Rulers of the Rifle House" (1655) by Bartholomeus van der Helst.
  • Rembrandts Orient (1)© dpa
    A man stands in front of the painting "Wollebrand Geleynsz de Jongh" (1674) by Caesar van Everdingen during a preview of the exhibition "Rembrandt's Orient" at the Museum Barberini.
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    A woman looks at the paintings during a preview appointment of the exhibition "Rembrandt's Orient" at the Museum Barberini. On the left hangs the painting "Jephta and his daughter" (1611) by Pieter Lastman (Rembrandt's teacher).
  • Rembrandts Orient (8)© dpa
    The painting "Half-length portrait of a bearded old man in oriental costume" by Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn can be seen at a preview of the exhibition "Rembrandt's Orient" at the Museum Barberini.
  • Rembrandts Orient (7)© dpa
    The painting "Samson threatens his father-in-law" by Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn can be seen at a preview of the exhibition "Rembrandt's Orient" at the Museum Barberini.

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