Mythological paintings
by REMBRANDT

The young Rembrandt was influenced by his teacher Pieter Lastman. As a history painter Rembrandt concentrated mainly on biblical stories, but later he painted mythological subjects, too, which showed his sense of high-pitched drama and expressive chiaroscuro.

Preview Picture Data File Info Comment
Rape of Proserpina
1631-32
Oil on oak, 85 x 80 cm
Staatliche Museen, Berlin

1003*1054
True Color
101 Kb



The Abduction of Europa
1632
Oil on panel, 62 x 77 cm
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

1166*900
True Color
139 Kb



The Abduction of Europa (detail)
1632
Oil on panel
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

1000*1206
True Color
169 Kb



Bellona
1633
Oil on canvas, 127 x 98 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

1215*1600
True Color
193 Kb



Cupid with the Soap Bubble
1634
Oil on canvas, 75 x 93 cm
Liechtenstein Museum, Vienna

1400*1118
True Color
109 Kb



Diana Bathing
1634
Oil on canvas, 74 x 94 cm
Museum Wasserburg Anholt, Isselburg-Anholt

1424*1100
True Color
164 Kb



Rape of Ganymede
1635
Oil on canvas, 171 x 130 cm
Gemäldegalerie, Dresden

1305*1800
True Color
170 Kb



Minerva
1635
Oil on oak, 61 x 49 cm
Staatliche Museen, Berlin

800*1009
True Color
57 Kb



Danaë
1636
Oil on canvas, 165 x 203 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

1255*1142
True Color
111 Kb



Danaë (detail)
1636
Oil on canvas
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

948*590
True Color
62 Kb



Danaë (detail)
1636
Oil on canvas
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

381*500
True Color
26 Kb



Danaë (detail)
1636
Oil on canvas
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

429*610
True Color
37 Kb



Juno
c. 1658
Oil on canvas, 127 x 106 cm
Armand Hammer Collection, Los Angeles

1194*1400
True Color
171 Kb



Philemon and Baucis
1658
Oil on panel, 55 x 69 cm
National Gallery of Art, Washington

1408*1100
True Color
118 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