Self-Portrait with two circles. Saskia was daughter of the prominent lawyer Rombertus Uylenburgh, who rose to the highest positions in Friesland: pensionary and High Court jurist, and burgomaster of Leeuwarden. An added complication is that Saskia’s face was the inspiration for a facial type that Rembrandt often used. Four postcards of Saskia, wife of Rembrandt: B19 double portrait with Rembrandt; B365 Sheet of studies of Saskia; drawing of Saskia in bed; painting of Saskia as shepherdess by Govert Flinck, Rembrandt's pupil. ‘Portrait of the Young Saskia’ was created in 1633 by Rembrandt in Baroque style. BGL VIP Card: free, Seeing double: Rembrandt’s portrait of his wife Saskia, https://www.rembrandthuis.nl/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/logo-rembrandthuis.svg, https://www.rembrandthuis.nl/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/rembrandt-atelier-mogelijk-abraham-van-dijck-portret-van-saskia-ca.-1652.-112x89-koninklijk-museum-voor-schone-kunsten-antwerpen-jpeg-2.jpg, Copyright Museum Het Rembrandthuis © 2020, Inspired By: Rembrandt’s Observations of Nature. The dozens of self-portraits by Rembrandt were an important part of his oeuvre. Rembrandt wears a fanciful 16th-century style plumed beret tilted at a jaunty angle and a fur-trimmed overcoat, while Saskia wears an old-fashioned veil. The mount is cream coloured, 30 x 40 cm. It is possible that Rembrandt presented his fiancée with the (presumably framed) drawing as a form of assurance of his promise of marriage. Find more prominent pieces of portrait at Wikiart.org – … Kunstenaar: Rembrandt ( Rembrandt van Rijn ) TITEL: Portrait of Saskia ACTIE: Nu 10 % Korting op dit Behang. Student / ISIC Card: € 10 Explore museums and play with Art Transfer, Pocket Galleries, Art Selfie, and more, Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. Rembrandt’s Self-Portrait with Saskia (c.1635) This painting of Rembrandt with his wife Saskia was long understood as an image of the two Rembrandts, he then wealthy and successful, "living it up". +31 (0)20 520 0400 Rembrandt, Self-portrait with Saskia: the pigment analysis reveals ingenious painting technique and masterful handling of the medium. handprinted etchings of Rembrandt from photographically reproduced plates, featuring (self) portraits of Rembrandt and Saskia Beside him sits his wife Saskia van Uylenburgh, whom he had married two years earlier. Wearing a wide-brimmed hat, Saskia supports her head on her left arm, while in her right hand she holds a flower, possibly a rose. English: Portrait of Saskia made Rembrandt, the inscription reads: 'dit is naer mijn huysvrou geconterfeyt do sy 21 Jaer oud was den derden dach als wij getroudt waeren den 8 Junijus. 8 January 1634.’ The word ‘betrothal’ refers to the promise of marriage; the wedding eventually took place on 22 June 1634. ‘Visa rosa est’ was a popular saying during the Baroque period, which equated life to a rose – in full bloom today, fading tomorrow. Self-portrait with Saskia, Rembrandt van Rijn, 1636 etching, h 105mm × w 95mm More details. Berlin boasts a silverpoint drawing, originally intended as an engagement memento, which numbers among the most personal works created in Rembrandt’s hand. Materiaal: Hoogwaardig Vliesbehang (dus veel beter dan papierbehang). It was doubtless Hendrick who introduced Rembrandt to Saskia. Even then, though, Rembrandt could not let it go altogether and he got his pupils to make a free copy of it. This may have been the occasion for her to meet the successful young artist. Rembrandt’s young wife Saskia van Uylenburgh appears as a frequent subject in the artist’s works. Color code: #FEFEFE Color code: #E6E0D8 Color code: #C0B8AA Color code: #9B9589 Color code: #6E6A5E Color code: #424037. Rembrandt. Rembrandt studio (possibly Abraham van Dijck) Portrait of Saskia Uylenburgh, c. 1652 Oil on canvas, 112 x 89 cm Antwerp, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten{"@context":"http:\/\/schema.org\/","@type":"BlogPosting","name":"Seeing double: Rembrandt\u2019s portrait of his wife Saskia","image":{"@context":"http:\/\/schema.org\/","@type":"ImageObject","url":"https:\/\/www.rembrandthuis.nl\/wp-content\/uploads\/2019\/02\/rembrandt-atelier-mogelijk-abraham-van-dijck-portret-van-saskia-ca.-1652.-112x89-koninklijk-museum-voor-schone-kunsten-antwerpen-jpeg-2.jpg","width":908,"height":523},"headline":"Seeing double: Rembrandt\u2019s portrait of his wife Saskia","datePublished":"2019-02-21T14:54:37+00:00","dateModified":"2019-02-21T14:54:37+00:00","mainEntityOfPage":"https:\/\/www.rembrandthuis.nl\/seeing-double-rembrandts-portrait-of-his-wife-saskia\/?lang=en","author":{"@context":"http:\/\/schema.org\/","@type":"Person","name":"Nathalie Maciesza","givenName":"Nathalie","familyName":"Maciesza","email":"n.maciesza@rembrandthuis.nl"},"publisher":{"@context":"http:\/\/schema.org\/","@type":"Person","name":"Nathalie Maciesza","givenName":"Nathalie","familyName":"Maciesza","email":"n.maciesza@rembrandthuis.nl"}}, Jodenbreestraat 4 After his death in 1624 his young daughter Saskia followed her sister Hizkia and her husband Gerrit van Loo, who became her guardian, when they settled in the northern town of Sint Annaparochie in 1627. As far as Rembrandt was concerned, this painting must have been an important personal project. Rembrandt’s young wife Saskia van Uylenburgh appears as a frequent subject in the artist’s works. In 1634 he married his wife, Saskia van Uylenberg, and in the same year began taking art students in Amsterdam. In 1631, Rembrandt moved to Amsterdam, which at the time was rapidly expanding, and had great success painting personal portraits. Self-Portrait with Saskia, Rembrandt van Rijn c. 1636 C.E. Find more prominent pieces of self-portrait at Wikiart.org – best visual art database. Two years later he made this sheet of studies. Media: oil, board. She is dressed as Flora, the Roman goddess of spring and fertility. Rembrandt's late Flora was probably painted about 1654. He worked on it over a period of almost ten years, roughly from when he became engaged to Saskia (1633) until her death (1642) and he always kept the painting in his home. Object of the week #47 | Rembrandt, Five studies of the head of Saskia, and one of an older woman, 1636. ICOM: free Rembrandt’s Self-Portrait as a Young Man, also known as Self-Portrait with Dishevelled Hair, c1628, left, and Half-length Figure of Saskia in a Red Hat, 1642, right.