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Saskia van Uylenburgh by Rembrandt van Rijn
Rembrandt van Rijn, Saskia van Uylenburgh, the Wife of the Artist, probably begun 1634/1635 and completed 1638/1640, oil on panel, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Widener Collection 1942.9.71

 

 

As a young artist, Rembrandt had great financial and social success. In 1634 he married Saskia van Uylenburgh, an intelligent young woman from a prominent family. Rembrandt borrowed heavily to buy a grand house for them.

Click on the image for a close-up of Saskia's face.

 



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