Saskia van Uylenburgh in Arcadian Costume by Rembrandt

Rembrandt's wife Saskia, richly attired and holding a bunch of flowers, emerges from a dark background in a pool of light.

Details

Category:
Portrait
Medium:
Oil on canvas Dimensions: 124 x 97 cm
Art Fund grant:
£8,000 ( Total: £28,000)
Acquired in:
1938
Vendor:
Duke of Buccleuch

Baroque in conception, rather than in execution.

Provenance

Collection of Fortescue, Duc de Tallard, sale 1756; by 1780 collection Duke of Montagu, 1790 his daughter, married the third Duke of Buccleuch.

Venue details

National Gallery Trafalgar Square, LONDON London WC2N 5DN 020 7747 2885 www.nationalgallery.org.uk

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