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Exhibitions

Why everyone loves Rembrandt

Whether with subject matter, paint or the palette knife, the 17th century Dutch master was a magician

27 September 2014

8:00 AM

27 September 2014

8:00 AM

‘Rembrandt: The Late Works’

National Gallery, 15 October to 18 January 2015

Talking of Rembrandt’s ‘The Jewish Bride’ to a friend, Vincent van Gogh went — characteristically — over the top. ‘I should be happy to give ten years of my life,’ he exclaimed, ‘if I could go on sitting here in front of this picture for a fortnight, with only a crust of dry bread for food.’

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