Rembrandt art on display in Glasgow

Date Posted: 28/06/2012

This autumn, the Hunterian Art Gallery at the University of Glasgow will present new exhibition, Rembrandt and the Passion.

The display, running from 15th September to 2nd December, will provide groups with the opportunity to see famous painting, Rembrandt's Entombment Sketch, alongside a number of key international loans, including masterpieces never seen before in Scotland.

Other important loans on display

•    The Entombment after Mantegna from The Metropolitan Museum in New York
•    Entombment from the Alte Pinakothek in Munich
•    Sketch for the Descent from the Cross by Rubens, from The Courtauld Gallery in London

Featuring some 40 works, Rembrandt and the Passion tells the story of the Entombment Sketch and explains how it influenced one of the most significant commissions of his career - a series of seven paintings of the Passion of Christ, produced between 1632 and 1646.

For further group travel information contact:

0141-330 8503
www.gla.ac.uk/hunterian

Photo credit: Rembrandt van Rijn, Entombment Sketch, c.1636 - 1654 © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow 2012.

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