A Lady and Gentleman in Black

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A Lady and Gentleman in Black
A lady and gentleman in black, by Rembrandt.jpg
ArtistRembrandt
Year1633
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions131.6 cm × 109 cm (51.8 in × 43 in)
LocationWhereabouts unknown since the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum theft in 1990

A Lady and Gentleman in Black is a painting by the Dutch artist Rembrandt, painted in 1633. The oil-on-canvas painting measures 131.6 by 109 centimetres (51.8 in × 42.9 in).[1] The painting hung in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum of Boston, Massachusetts, prior to being stolen in 1990.

Description[edit]

The painting depicts a well-dressed husband and wife pair.

Provenance[edit]

Bernard Berenson purchased the painting on behalf of collector Isabella Stewart Gardner.[2]

The painting hung in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum of Boston, Massachusetts, United States, prior to being stolen on March 18, 1990. To this day, the painting has not resurfaced.[3]

A reward is offered for the return of the stolen items.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rembrandt, A Lady and Gentleman in Black, 1633". Federal Bureau of Investigation. Retrieved 20 August 2014.
  2. ^ Samuels, Ernest (1 January 1979). Bernard Berenson: The Making of a Connoisseur. Harvard University Press. p. 302. ISBN 978-0-674-06777-6.
  3. ^ a b "Theft". Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Retrieved 20 August 2014.