The Blinding of Samson

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The Blinding of Samson
Rembrandt - The Blinding of Samson - WGA19097.jpg
Artist Rembrandt
Year 1636
Medium Oil on canvas
Location Städel, Frankfurt am Main

The Blinding of Samson is a 1636 painting by Rembrandt, now in the Städel. The painting is the first of its kind in pictorial tradition. No other artist at the time had painted this specific narrative moment. This painting was a gift to the House of Orange, Rembrandt's current patron of a few commissioned paintings.

External links

  • http://www.staedelmuseum.de/sm/index.php?StoryID=1036&ObjectID=269
  • http://www.wga.hu/html_m/r/rembrand/15oldtes/08oldtes.html


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