Rembrandt at Buckland

Discovering Buckland's masterpiece

Sally Palmer, David Taylor and Tina Sitwell with Buckland’s ’Rembrandt’

Sally Palmer, David Taylor and Tina Sitwell with Buckland’s ’Rembrandt’

Our Rembrandt portrait was part of a group transferred from the estate of the late Lady Samuel of Wych Cross. Professor Ernst van de Wetering, previously chair of the Rembrandt Research Project, was of the view that our painting could be an original self-portrait.

The original 'selfie'

Francis the Drake with Rembrandt

The picture is an example of a ‘Tronie’ - a popular type of painting in Dutch art of the time.

In these paintings, people were often represented as mythological,religious or generic characters.


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The Rembrandt selfie screen

The Rembrandt selfie screen

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Rembrandt revealed