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Rembrandt: Danaë  wikidata:Q2294441 
Rembrandt: Danaë
Object type painting

between 1636 and 1643

The initial painting was probably finished in 1636 and later altered by Rembrandt himself some time before 1643.
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Height: 185 cm (72.8 in); Width: 202.5 cm (79.7 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,185U174728;P2049,202.5U174728
Accession number
Object history
  • by 1750: Joseph Antoine Crozat (1699-1750), France
  • : inherited by Louis Antoine Crozat (1700-1770), Paris
  • : purchased by Catherine II of Russia (1729-1796), Saint Petersburg, through Denis Diderot (1713-1784)
  • from 1772
    date QS:P,+1772-00-00T00:00:00Z/7,P580,+1772-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
    : Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg
Inscriptions Traces of signature and date bottom left: Remb[randt] f 1[63]6

RKDimages, Art-work number 40824, as Danae, 1636-1643, 185 × 203 cm (72.8 × 79.9 in).

Web Gallery of Art, as Danaë, 1636, 165 × 203 cm (64.9 × 79.9 in).
Source/Photographer The Yorck Project () 10.000 Meisterwerke der Malerei (DVD-ROM), distributed by DIRECTMEDIA Publishing GmbH. ISBN: 3936122202.
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