New Testament paintings (1650-60s)
by REMBRANDT

Rembrandt's final word is given in his monumental painting of the Return of the Prodigal Son. Here he interprets the Christian idea of mercy with an extraordinary solemnity, as though this were his spiritual testament to the world.

Preview Picture Data File Info Comment
The Dream of St Joseph
1650-55
Oil on canvas, 105 x 83 cm
Szépművészeti Múzeum, Budapest

768*981
True Color
118 Kb



Christ and the Woman of Samaria
1659
Oil on oak, 48 x 41 cm
Staatliche Museen, Berlin

1000*1173
True Color
103 Kb



The Denial of Peter
1660
Oil on canvas, 154 x 169 cm
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

1312*1200
True Color
87 Kb



Franciscan Monk Reading
1661
Oil on canvas, 82 x 66 cm
Sinebrychoff Art Museum, Helsinki

1040*1300
True Color
72 Kb



Virgin of Sorrows
1661
Oil on canvas, 107 x 81 cm
Musée Départemental d'Art Ancien et Contemporain, Épinal

1180*1500
True Color
177 Kb



St Bartholomew
1661
Oil on canvas, 88 x 75 cm
Private collection

1226*1400
True Color
122 Kb



St Matthew and the Angel
1661
Oil on canvas, 96 x 81 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris

1100*1336
True Color
137 Kb



Simeon with the Infant Jesus in the Temple
1669
Oil on canvas, 98 x 79 cm
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

1000*1228
True Color
191 Kb



The Return of the Prodigal Son
c. 1669
Oil on canvas, 262 x 206 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

1200*1603
True Color
210 Kb



The Return of the Prodigal Son
c. 1669
Oil on canvas, 262 x 206 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

961*1255
True Color
128 Kb



The Return of the Prodigal Son (detail)
c. 1662
Oil on canvas
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

880*1200
True Color
115 Kb



The Return of the Prodigal Son (detail)
c. 1669
Oil on canvas
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

863*1024
True Color
180 Kb



The Return of the Prodigal Son (detail)
c. 1669
Oil on canvas
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

462*650
True Color
41 Kb



The Return of the Prodigal Son (detail)
c. 1669
Oil on canvas
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

546*1035
True Color
87 Kb



The Return of the Prodigal Son (detail)
c. 1669
Oil on canvas
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

750*518
True Color
87 Kb




Summary of works by Rembrandt
Paintings
New Testament subjects | until 1639 | 1640s | 1650-60s
Passion of Christ | Old Testament subjects
Mythological subjects | Historical subjects
Portraits | until 1632 | 1633-39 | 1640s | 1650s | 1660s
Group portraits | Self-portraits
Landscapes | Miscellaneous subjects
Paintings in the style of Rembrandt (not by Rembrandt)
Graphics
Etchings (until 1645) | Etchings (from 1646) | Drawings and engravings