He kept this copy with him in memory of his great love, whom he had lost so tragically young. Etching, state I(3). The facial features recall Rembrandt's wife, Saskia (died 1642), and to a lesser extent presumed representations of his companion, Hendrickje Stoffels, but there was certainly no intention of depicting either woman here An added complication is that Saskia’s face was the inspiration for a facial type that Rembrandt often used. English: Portrait of Saskia made Rembrandt, the inscription reads: 'dit is naer mijn huysvrou geconterfeyt do sy 21 Jaer oud was den derden dach als wij getroudt waeren den 8 Junijus. It contains five studies of Saskia and top left, a portrait of another, older woman. Saskia van Uylenburgh, the daughter of a burgomaster of Leeuwarden in Friesland, was Rembrandt’s first wife. The work plays upon themes relating to love and marriage, although it seems also to allude to the transience of life. Rembrandt. Portrait of Saskia van Uylenburgh. It was doubtless Hendrick who introduced Rembrandt to Saskia. Dimensions: 78.8 x 99.5 cm. Etching. Museumcard: free Rembrandt painted his wife Saskia van Uylenburgh as Flora, goddess of spring and flowers, three times: in 1634,1635 and 1641. Saskia gazes at her fiancé, smiling tenderly as he draws her. He worked on it over a period of almost ten years, roughly from when he became engaged to Saskia (1633) until her death (1642) and he always kept the painting in his home. Even then, though, Rembrandt could not let it go altogether and he got his pupils to make a free copy of it. Wearing a wide-brimmed hat, Saskia supports her head on her left arm, while in her right hand she holds a flower, possibly a rose. Rembrandt’s young wife Saskia van Uylenburgh appears as a frequent subject in the artist’s works. This painting is now on view in our exhibition Rembrandt’s Social Network. 1633' Datum: 8 juni 1633: Bron: Broos, Ben (2012) Saskia, de vrouw van Rembrandt, p. 33: Auteur: Rembrandt van Rijn: In 1642 she succumbed to illness, thought to be tuberculosis, just as Rembrandt was completing the Night Watch. Each card is 10.5 x 15 cm, colour is made of 280 grams paper, black and white is made of 400 grams paper. Berlin boasts a silverpoint drawing, originally intended as an engagement memento, which numbers among the most personal works created in Rembrandt’s hand. handprinted etchings of Rembrandt from photographically reproduced plates, featuring (self) portraits of Rembrandt and Saskia She appears in profile, deep in thought. There he wrote: ‘This is a likeness of my wife, drawn when she was 21 years old, on the third day of our betrothal. Here, she is 23 years old; they have been married for a year. Friends of the Museum: free Self-Portrait with two circles. Rembrandt’s Self-Portrait as a Young Man, also known as Self-Portrait with Dishevelled Hair, c1628, left, and Half-length Figure of Saskia in a Red Hat, 1642, right. It is possible that Rembrandt presented his fiancée with the (presumably framed) drawing as a form of assurance of his promise of marriage. It shows Saskia in a magnificent, elaborate fantastical costume of crimson velvet, fur and a spectacular wide-brimmed hat with an ostrich plume. Postcards Saskia. In 1634 he married his wife, Saskia van Uylenberg, and in the same year began taking art students in Amsterdam. Kunstenaar: Rembrandt ( Rembrandt van Rijn ) TITEL: Portrait of Saskia ACTIE: Nu 10 % Korting op dit Behang. Rembrandt’s young wife Saskia van Uylenburgh appears as a frequent subject in the artist’s works. Closed: Mondays, 27 April and 25 December, Adults: €15 Although … In this work he combined elements of pastoral and historical portraits. Find more prominent pieces of portrait at Wikiart.org – … He was notably the last visitor of William of Orange just before his assassination. Kwaliteit: Non-woven vliesbehang 150 … In that year her husband the Reformed preacher Johannes Silvius was having a portrait etching made by Rembrandt, working in the house and studio of another cousin, the portrait broker Hendrick Uylenburgh. Etching, only state. BGL VIP Card: free, Seeing double: Rembrandt’s portrait of his wife Saskia, https://www.rembrandthuis.nl/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/logo-rembrandthuis.svg, https://www.rembrandthuis.nl/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/rembrandt-atelier-mogelijk-abraham-van-dijck-portret-van-saskia-ca.-1652.-112x89-koninklijk-museum-voor-schone-kunsten-antwerpen-jpeg-2.jpg, Copyright Museum Het Rembrandthuis © 2020, Inspired By: Rembrandt’s Observations of Nature. +31 (0)20 520 0400 File:Rembrandt, Portrait of Saskia van Uylenburgh (1612–1642), circa 1633–1634, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Kassel.jpg From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository Jump to navigation Jump to search Rembrandt painted many portraits of Saskia and incorporated her likeness in various history and genre scenes, attesting to an affectionate and respectful relationship. museum@rembrandthuis.nl Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (/ ˈ r ɛ m b r ɑː n t /, also /-b r æ n t /, Dutch: [ˈrɛmbrɑnt ˈɦɑrmə(n)soːn vɑn ˈrɛin] (); 15 July 1606 – 4 October 1669) was a Dutch draughtsman, painter, and printmaker.An innovative and prolific master in three media, he is generally considered one of the greatest visual artists in the history of art and the most important in Dutch art history. Saske (Saskia) Uylenburgh (Leeuwarden, gedoopt 12 augustus 1612 – Amsterdam, 14 juni 1642) was de vrouw van de Hollandse schilder Rembrandt van Rijn en stond model voor een aantal van zijn belangrijke werken. Find more prominent pieces of self-portrait at Wikiart.org – best visual art database. A year later, they returned to Sint Annaparochie for the actual wedding, celebrated in the stately home of her sister Hiskia and brother-in-law Gerrit van Loo. He seems to have made some of them as a tribute to his wife; one such is the portrait now in Kassel. This may have been the occasion for her to meet the successful young artist. Order Oil Painting. Rembrandt's late Flora was probably painted about 1654. In 1631, Rembrandt moved to Amsterdam, which at the time was rapidly expanding, and had great success painting personal portraits. Her gorgeous gown is a … They were engaged in June, and married a year later, living at the house in the Jodenbreestraat until 1635. Genre: portrait. As far as Rembrandt was concerned, this painting must have been an important personal project. | Rembrandt married Saskia Uylenburgh in 1634. They expressed concern about the management of her inheritance, and in her last testament she stipulated that Titus receive his entitlement as soon as Rembrandt remarried. Four postcards of Saskia, wife of Rembrandt: B19 double portrait with Rembrandt; B365 Sheet of studies of Saskia; drawing of Saskia in bed; painting of Saskia as shepherdess by Govert Flinck, Rembrandt's pupil. ICOM: free Explore museums and play with Art Transfer, Pocket Galleries, Art Selfie, and more, Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. Nevertheless, there are five paintings that everyone agrees are of Saskia. 1011 NK Amsterdam Although she represents a conventional Roman deity, she does not conform to the typical depictions of 'Flora' in art, as personified by Botticelli's graceful images of Simonetta Vespucci , the Renaissance equivalent of a super model. Probably the beginning of their acquaintance was through Rembrandt's painting Saskia's portrait in 1632. form: Rembrandt used a copper plate, eroded by acid, to create this work; The Etching plate is deeper for Rembrandt than Saskia; Titus, het jongste kind, bleef het langst in leven.Rembrandt trouwde nooit opnieuw. Self-Portrait with Saskia, Rembrandt van Rijn c. 1636 C.E. In truth, almost all Rembrandt’s ideal women look like Saskia to some extent, without actually being her. The work’s likely role as a legal document is suggested by Rembrandt’s decision to use parchment as a support – a material used in this period for certificates. ‘Portrait of the Young Saskia’ was created in 1633 by Rembrandt in Baroque style. Student / ISIC Card: € 10 Find more prominent pieces of portrait at Wikiart.org – best visual art database. 8 January 1634.’ The word ‘betrothal’ refers to the promise of marriage; the wedding eventually took place on 22 June 1634. She bore him four children, of whom only the last one, Titus, survived infancy. The following is a list of etchings by the Dutch painter and etcher Rembrandt, with the catalogue numbers of Adam Bartsch.Each change or addition to the plate that can be seen in … Rembrandt created approaching one hundred self-portraits including over forty paintings, thirty-one etchings and about seven drawings; some remain uncertain as to the identity of either the subject (mostly etchings) or the artist (mostly paintings), or the definition of a portrait. Rembrandt wears a fanciful 16th-century style plumed beret tilted at a jaunty angle and a fur-trimmed overcoat, while Saskia wears an old-fashioned veil. The dozens of self-portraits by Rembrandt were an important part of his oeuvre. In 1633, she visited her cousin Aeltje Uylenburgh in Amsterdam. In this double portrait Rembrandt has depicted himself drawing, or possibly in the process of making an etching. In his 1636 etching, Self-Portrait with Saskia, both he and his wife are shown wearing historical clothing. The image size is 10.4 x 9.5 cm. This sheet of studies contains five studies of Saskia and top left, a portrait of another, older woman. Rembrandt’s very first drawing of Saskia was a keepsake of the day of their betrothal, most likely for himself, as demonstrated by his own text underneath her portrait. Vliesbehang is afwasbaar met een zachte vochtige doek. He was an old friend of Rembrandt; and when the young painter came to seek his fortune in the great city in 1631, he had made his home for a while with the art dealer. Style: Baroque. Wearing a wide-brimmed hat, Saskia supports her head on her left arm, while in her right hand she holds a flower, possibly a rose. The image size is 15.1 x 12.6 cm. Materiaal: Hoogwaardig Vliesbehang (dus veel beter dan papierbehang). Beside him sits his wife Saskia van Uylenburgh, whom he had married two years earlier. The portrait is dignified and restrained, but has great visual richness; it is a distinguished portrait that does justice to Saskia’s well-bred origins. She bore him four children, of whom only the last one, Titus, survived infancy. Berlin boasts a silverpoint drawing, originally intended as an engagement memento, which numbers among the most personal works created in Rembrandt’s hand. Two years later he made this sheet of studies. ‘Self-Portrait with Saskia in the Parable of the Prodigal Son’ was created in c.1635 by Rembrandt in Baroque style. ‘Visa rosa est’ was a popular saying during the Baroque period, which equated life to a rose – in full bloom today, fading tomorrow. Rembrandt’s hand holding a port-crayon (detail), Rembrandt van Rijn, Self-Portrait with Saskia, 1636, etching, 10.4 x 9.5 cm (Fitzwilliam Museum) Rembrandt, however, has transformed the traditional marriage portrait into something more inventive. Etching, only state, The Rembrandt House Museum, Amsterdam. Open: Tuesday – Sunday  10:00 – 18:00 Children age 6 to 17: € 6 There are no first-hand accounts of Rembrandt's relationship with Saskia, but you can tell from the sensitivity of her portraits that he adored her. During these years the Uylenburgh family figures prominently in Rembrandt’s life, but not always without tension. I Amsterdam City Card: free It is by no means always easy to recognize members of Rembrandt’s family and his friends in his paintings. Object of the week #47 | Rembrandt, Five studies of the head of Saskia, and one of an older woman, 1636. Color code: #FEFEFE Color code: #E6E0D8 Color code: #C0B8AA Color code: #9B9589 Color code: #6E6A5E Color code: #424037. She is dressed as Flora, the Roman goddess of spring and fertility. Self-Portrait with Disheveled hair c. 1628. Rembrandt painted many portraits of Saskia and incorporated her likeness in various history and genre scenes, attesting to an affectionate and respectful relationship. Self-portrait with Saskia (B19), 1636. Self-portrait with Saskia, Rembrandt van Rijn, 1636 etching, h 105mm × w 95mm More details. Rembrandt, Saskia With a Flower is also known as Saskia van Uylenburgh As Flora Medium: Oil Support: Oak panel Size: 97.7 x 82.2 cm Art period: Baroque. Media: oil, board. It was not until thirteen years later, when he was up to his neck in debt and in urgent need of money, that he sold it to his good friend Jan Six I. reproduction. Self-Portrait with Saskia, Rembrandt van Rijn Self-Portrait with Saskia, Rembrandt van Rijn c. 1636 C.E. Date: c. 1634. Then in the 1960's historians introduced the idea that Rembrandt was acting out the story of the Prodigal Son, a belief accepted and expanded on by many scholars since. Saskia was daughter of the prominent lawyer Rombertus Uylenburgh, who rose to the highest positions in Friesland: pensionary and High Court jurist, and burgomaster of Leeuwarden. The lines of writing form an integral part of the composition, Rembrandt having set aside space for the text when he started working on the drawing. Het paar kreeg vier kinderen, van wie er drie kort na de geboorte overleden. Portrait of the Young Saskia, 1633 - Rembrandt - WikiArt.org ‘Portrait of the Young Saskia’ was created in 1633 by Rembrandt in Baroque style. Rembrandt’s Self-Portrait with Saskia (c.1635) This painting of Rembrandt with his wife Saskia was long understood as an image of the two Rembrandts, he then wealthy and successful, "living it up". Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister (State Art Gallery Dresden) Gallery Nr 1562. Although we have a reasonably good idea of what Saskia looked like, for example, there are still arguments about whether she is or is not pictured in a particular work. Five studies of the head of Saskia, and one of an older woman (B365), 1636. Children under age 6: free Rembrandt, Self-portrait with Saskia: the pigment analysis reveals ingenious painting technique and masterful handling of the medium. Saskia van Uylenburgh (West Frisian: Saakje fan Uylenburgh; 2 August 1612 – 14 June 1642) was the wife of painter Rembrandt van Rijn.In the course of her life, she was his model for some of his paintings, drawings and etchings.She was the daughter of Rombertus Uylenburg, the mayor as well as the justice of the Court of Friesland. 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