Paintings of historical scenes and figures
by REMBRANDT

Although he was an infinitely skilful and perceptive portraitist, Rembrandt always thought of himself in the first place as a history painter, that is, a painter of scenes from the Bible, classical history and mythology.

Preview Picture Data File Info Comment
"The Leiden History Painting"
1626
Oil on panel, 90 x 121 cm
Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden

1364*1000
True Color
152 Kb



Artemisia
1634
Oil on canvas, 142 x 152 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid

1297*1200
True Color
132 Kb



Aristotle with a Bust of Homer
1653
Oil on canvas, 144 x 137 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

1532*1600
True Color
149 Kb



Aristotle with a Bust of Homer (detail)
1653
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

1101*1500
True Color
124 Kb



Aristotle with a Bust of Homer (detail)
1653
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

603*1269
True Color
146 Kb



The Conspiration of the Bataves
1661-62
Oil on canvas, 196 x 309 cm
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

1600*983
True Color
171 Kb



The Conspiration of the Bataves (detail)
1661-62
Oil on canvas
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

1000*1359
True Color
202 Kb



Homer
1663
Oil on canvas, 108 x 82 cm
Mauritshuis, The Hague

1000*1326
True Color
106 Kb



Lucretia
1666
Oil on canvas, 105 x 92,5 cm
Institute of Arts, Minneapolis

1258*1500
True Color
203 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