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Rembrandt: Danaë  wikidata:Q2294441 
artist QS:P170,Q5598
Rembrandt: Danaë
label QS:Lde,"Danaë"
label QS:Len,"Danaë"
label QS:Lfr,"Danaé"
label QS:Lnl,"Danaë"
Object type painting
Genre nude
Date between 1636 and 1643
date QS:P571,+1650-00-00T00:00:00Z/7,P1319,+1636-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1326,+1643-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
The initial painting was probably finished in 1636 and later altered by Rembrandt himself some time before 1643.
Medium oil on canvas
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q12321255,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 185 cm (72.8 ″); Width: 202.5 cm (79.7 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,185U174728;P2049,202.5U174728
institution QS:P195,Q132783
Accession number
Object history
  • by 1750
    date QS:P,+1750-00-00T00:00:00Z/7,P1326,+1750-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
    : 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 ″).

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