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

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.




Exhibitions at National Gallery

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