REMBRANDT Harmenszoon van Rijn
(b. 1606, Leiden, d. 1669, Amsterdam)

Christ on the Cross

Oil on canvas on panel, 100 x 73 cm
Collégial Saint Vincent, Le Mas d'Agenais

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This painting probably functioned as a trial piece for the abbreviated Passion series of five paintings produced between 1633 and 1639 in a commission from the court through Constantijn Huygens.