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A dead bittern held high by a hunter

  • J. Bruyn
  • B. Haak
  • S. H. Levie
  • P. J. J. Van Thiel
  • E. Van De Wetering
Part of the Stichting Foundation Rembrandt Research Project book series (RRSE, volume 3)

Abstract

A well preserved, authentic work, with doubtful signature and date of 1639.

Keywords

Annual Ring Paint Layer White Lead Early Layer Dead Bird 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.
Dresden, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Cat. No. 1561

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© Stichting Foundation Rembrandt Research Project 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Bruyn
  • B. Haak
  • S. H. Levie
  • P. J. J. Van Thiel
  • E. Van De Wetering

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