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The Bible in Rembrandt's engraved works

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Prepare your visit Tuesday 5 December 2023
from 6:30 pm at 8:30 pm
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Tuesday 5 December, International Museum of the Reform, 6.30 p.m.

Religious motifs are important in Rembrandt’s work. On the occasion of the exhibition Rembrandt and the Bible organized at the International Museum of the Reformation by the MIR and the Museum of Art and History of Geneva, its curator Bénédicte De Donker tells how, why and for whom the great painter Protestant produces his biblical engravings, a significant number of which will be visible on the picture rails of the Maison Mallet. Does he only work for Protestants? What are its relationships to Judaism and Catholicism? Why are these little engraved scenes so moving?

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Free conference, free financial contribution.
Registration strongly recommended.

In French.

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Program

  • 6 p.m. free visit of the permanent exhibition
  • 6:30 p.m. conference
  • 8 p.m. drink

Speaker

Benedict De Donker

Curator of the temporary exhibition Rembrandt and the Bible at the MIR, Bénédicte De Donker is curator in the graphic arts cabinet at the Geneva Museum of Art and History since 2016, deputy director of the Orléans museums from 2006 to 2016.

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