Samson and Delilah (Rembrandt)

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Samson betrayed by Delilah
Samson and Delilah
Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 126.jpg
Year1629–1630
Dimensions61.3 cm (24.1 in) × 50.1 cm (19.7 in)
Accession No.812A Edit this on Wikidata
IdentifiersRKDimages ID: 48131
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur ID: 02552493

Samson and Delilah is a 1629–1630 painting by Rembrandt, now in the Gemäldegalerie, Berlin. It is first recorded in Frederick Henry of Orange's collection in the Hague in 1632 and passed down through the family until Huis Honselaarsdijk and its contents were bequeathed to Frederick I of Prussia on the death of William III of Orange. Frederick's son Frederick the Great probably moved the painting to Berlin in 1742. It was mentioned in the inventory of the Berlin Stadtschloss in 1793 as a work by Govert Flinck - it remained there until moving to its present home in 1906.

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  • www.bildindex.de/dokumente/html/obj02552493