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

Judas Returning the Thirty Pieces of Silver

Oil on panel, 76 x 104 cm
Mulgrave Castle, Lythe, Yorkshire

Catalogue number: Bredius 539A.

The subject was an invention by the young Rembrandt. This event of the New Testament had not been represented on its own, and had no iconographic tradition associated with it.