Christ and the Woman of Samaria

Style of Rembrandt Dutch

Not on view

The authorship of this painting has been much debated, but most scholars consider it to be by a Rembrandt pupil of the mid-1650s, with improvements made by the master himself. The 1656 inventory of Rembrandt's possessions lists "a painting of a Samaritan retouched by Rembrandt." He often assigned biblical subjects to his students as exercises in stagecraft as well as painting or drawing techniques.

Christ and the Woman of Samaria, Style of Rembrandt (Dutch, ca. 1655), Oil on wood

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