Rembrandt and the Jews

Canceled
Northwest Portland
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When
Feb. 10–May 23, 2021
Days vary
Cost: Adults: $8, Students/Seniors (62+): $5, 12 and Under: Free
Where

The following description was submitted by the event organizer.

The relationship Rembrandt had with the Jews of Amsterdam is a remarkable story. Most were Sephardic Jews – refugees from the Inquisition in Spain and Portugal. For many generations these Jews had been forced to deny their religious legacy, but in Amsterdam they were free to reclaim traditions and return to their Judaism. Rembrandt lived in Amsterdam’s prosperous Jewish neighborhood. In Rembrandt’s interpretation of Protestant Old Testament narratives, Rembrandt consulted Jewish theologians for a nuanced perspective of these familiar subjects. He also painted and etched portraits of prominent Jews. The exhibition will include 22 etchings by Rembrandt and one drawing by Pieter Lastman.

The exhibition has been organized by the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art.

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