Rembrandt van Rijn, 1642, painting, SK-C-5
Rembrandt’s largest, most famous canvas was made for the Arquebusiers guild hall. This was one of several halls of Amsterdam’s civic guard, the city’s militia and police.
Rembrandt was the first to paint figures in a group portrait actually doing something. The captain, dressed in black, is…
On display in room 2.31