Rembrandt's wife Saskia, richly attired and holding a bunch of flowers, emerges from a dark background in a pool of light.
Saskia van Uylenburgh in Arcadian Costume by Rembrandt, 1635
© National Gallery, London
- Oil on canvas
- 124 x 97 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £8,000 ( Total: £28,000)
- Acquired in:
- Duke of Buccleuch
Baroque in conception, rather than in execution.
Collection of Fortescue, Duc de Tallard, sale 1756; by 1780 collection Duke of Montagu, 1790 his daughter, married the third Duke of Buccleuch.