CUYP, Benjamin Gerritsz.
(b. 1612, Dordrecht, d. 1652, Dordrecht)

The Angel Is Opening Christ's Tomb

c. 1640
Oil on wood, 72 x 89,6 cm
Szépmûvészeti Múzeum, Budapest

Cuyp was not a pupil of Rembrandt, however, he repeated Rembrandt'subjects several times. This painting is a somewhat modified version of Rembrandt's painting of the same subject (Alte Pinakothek, Munich). Cuyp executed the same subject in further four versions.