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Thursday, June 9, 2011

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn


Balaam's Ass
1626
Oil on panel, 63 x 46,5 cm
Musée Cognacq-Jay, Paris

Dutch painter (1606 - 1669)
Despite the fact that he came from a family of relatively modest means, his parents took great care with his education.
Rembrandt began his studies at the Latin School, and at the age of 14 he was enrolled at the University of Leiden.