Tag: Rembrandt

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Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

Hermitage – Winter Palace, St. Petersburg  (photo P. Hunt 2017) By P. F. Sommerfeldt – It has been variously said that even if you stood in front of each Hermitage Museum object a few seconds less than a minute you’d need a total of eleven continuous years, day and night, […]

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Bathsheba: Rembrandt’s Confession

  Patrick Hunt –  1  “In the spring, at the time when kings go off to war, David sent Joab out with the king’s men and the whole Israelite army. They destroyed the Ammonites and besieged Rabbah. But David remained in Jerusalem.  2  One evening David got up from his […]

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Rembrandt and the Rembrandthuis Museum, Amsterdam

By Patrick Hunt – Rembrandt van Rijn lived here in this imposing house on the old Breestraat near the heart of old Amsterdam from 1639-58. Now a museum (Rembrandthuis “Rembrandt House”) along with the adjacent contemporary structure to the left, survival of this intact 17th c. house is due to […]