Title of Artwork: “St. Matthew and The Angel”
Artwork by Rembrandt
Calendar year Created 1661
Summary of St. Matthew and The Angel
The Dutch surroundings artist Rembrandt painted St. Matthew with the Angel in oil on canvas all around the 12 months 1661. This picture is a noteworthy instance of Dutch Golden Age artwork, and it might be uncovered in the Louvre.
All About St. Matthew and The Angel
The Dutch artwork historian Hofstede de Groot documented this photo in 1914.
He is reading a guide at a desk in the back, looking off into the horizon with deep believed. He is slanted to the ideal and sporting a brightly hued headgear. His scruffy beard is being tended to with his remaining hand even though he rests a pen in his proper.
A lengthy, slack gown of a chestnut brown color drapes above him. Angel with flowing, white hair seems driving the evangelist from the left, spots his correct hand on his shoulder, and begins to talk. Measurement and proportions of a single fifty percent of a human currently being. Cf. 172 and 174-5. Canvas, 38 by 32 inches with the signature “Rembrandt f. 1661″ in the best appropriate corner. The operates of Vosmaer (pp. 361, 562), Bode (pp. 523, 594), Dutuit (p. 35), and Michel (pp. Claessens’s etching is housed in the Musée Francais, even though Oortman’s is in the Musée Napoléon the two are shown in Filhol (viii.509) and Landon (ii.57). Displayed as No. 2538 in the Louvre’s 1907 catalogue.”
Rembrandt’s composition with the angel serving as a helper was influenced by an earlier painting by Frans Hals.