Art Collector: 15 Drawings by Rembrandt Harmenszoon Van Rijn, Mughal from miniatures

Art Collector: 15 Drawings by Rembrandt Harmenszoon Van Rijn, Mughal from miniatures

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn    Shah Jahan, Standing with a Flower and a Sword    India (1654-56)    Pen and brown ink with brown wash on Japanese paper.      The Frick Collection, New York

van Rijn Shah Jahan, Standing with a Flower and a Sword India Pen and brown ink with brown wash on Japanese paper. The Frick Collection, New York

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Rembrandt (Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn), 1606-1669, Dutch, The Emperor Akbar and his Son Selim in Apotheosis, after a Mughal Miniature, c.1656. Pen and brown ink, brown wash, corrected with white bodycolour; 21.2 x 17.4 cm. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam. Dutch Golden Age, Baroque.

The Emperor Akbar and his Son Selim in Apotheosis, after a Mughal Miniature, Rembrandt van Rijn, c.

Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669), pen and brown ink and brush and brown wash, Sheet: 22.50 x 17.10 cm (8 13/16 x 6 11/16 inches); Secondary Support: 27.60 x 22.40 cm (10 13/16 x 8 13/16 inches). Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund 1978.38

Art Collector: 15 Drawings by Rembrandt Harmenszoon Van Rijn, Mughal from…

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, Emperor Jahangir Receiving an Officer, 1654-56. Pen, bistre, and wash on Japanese paper.  The British Museum, London. The Emperor, with halo, seated on a divan with a sabre in his left hand, a man holding a document standing before him at left

Art Collector: 15 Drawings by Rembrandt Harmenszoon Van Rijn, Mughal from miniatures

Rembrandt van Rijn Study for The Baptism of the Eunuch Netherlands (1641) Gallica Digital Library

Rembrandt van Rijn Study for The Baptism of the Eunuch Netherlands Gallica Digital Library

MEMORIES: The forthcoming exhibition of Rembrandt Harmenszoon Van Rijn showcases the painter's Mughal connection

Mandira Nayar NEW DELHI: The Mughal imprint might have spread far and wide, but this is one connection that has remained hidden so far.

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, Drei Studien eines Elefanten, daneben ein Wärter, um 1637 © Albertina, Wien

From dogs to cats to elephants and other wild animals. Drawn by famous artists like Rembrandt and Leonardo Da Vinci.

Rembrandt van Rijn, Two Indian Noblemen, ca. 1654-1656. Pen and brown ink, brown wash, with touches of red chalk wash, red and yellow chalk, some opaque white on turban and skirt of figure at right, on Japanese paper; traces of framing line in brown ink. 7 1/2 x 9 3/16 inches (191 x 234 mm). The Morgan Library & Museum

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn

Among the most surprising aspects of Rembrandt’s prodigious output are twenty-three surviving drawings closely based on portraits made by artists working in Mughal India. “Rembrandt and the Inspiration of India”

Among the most surprising aspects of Rembrandt’s prodigious output are twenty-three surviving drawings closely based on portraits made by artists working in Mughal India. “Rembrandt and the Inspiration of India”

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn    Four Seated Orientals Beneath a Tree    Netherlands (1654-56)    Pen and brown ink with brown and grey wash, touched with white, on Japanese paper.      British Museum, London

van Rijn Four Seated Orientals Beneath a Tree Netherlands Pen and brown ink with brown and grey wash, touched with white, on Japanese paper.

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