Arts Everyday Living: Rembrandt & the Bible—A Moment of Blessing

REMBRANDT & THE BIBLE

A MOMENT OF BLESSING

Rembrandt seems to have turned increasingly inward as he approached middle age, focusing on subjects more of his own choosing.  Yet portraiture remained a constant in his career, particularly the patriarchs and saints of the Bible…..

Excerpt from Rembrandt: Fast Facts in Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to Live Creatively

 

Rembrandt, Jacob Blessing the Sons of Joseph, 1656, oil on canvas, Museumlandschaft, Hessen Kassel, Kassel Hesse, Germany

Jacob Blessing Ephraim and Manasseh
*oil on canvas
*173 x 209 cm
*signed b.l.: Rembran[dt] / f. 1656

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