The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp

Rembrandt - The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp

The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp
169 x 217 cm
Oil on canvas
Mauritshuis, The Hague

Anatomy lesson


Catalogues raisonnés
HdG 932
Bredius 403
Bauch 530 info
Gerson 100
Bredius/Gerson 403 info
Corpus II A 51
Tümpel 251
Corpus VI 76 info
Manuth 261
Giltaij 439

Collection catalogues
Compiled by Quentin Buvelot, Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis, The Hague; Zwolle, 2004, p. 258 info

Gary Schwartz, Rembrandt zijn leven, zijn schilderijen, Maarssen, 1984, fig. 127
Christopher Brown, Jan Kelch & Pieter van Thiel, Rembrandt, New Haven; London, 1991, fig. 56
Ernst van de Wetering, Rembrandt in nieuw licht, Amsterdam, 2009, fig. 70
Anna Tummers, The eye of the connoisseur, Amsterdam, 2011, figs. 37, 136
Eric Jan Sluijter, Rembrandt's rivals, Amsterdam; Philadelphia, 2015, fig. IIA-121
Ernst van de Wetering, Rembrandt, Amsterdam, 2016], fig. 58
Rembrandt intime, Bruxelles, 2016, fig. 25
Stephanie S. Dickey (ed.), Rembrandt and his circle, Amsterdam, 2017, fig. 1.1
Larry Silver, Rembrandt's Holland, London, 2018, fig. 9
Norbert Middelkoop (ed.), Rembrandt and Amsterdam portraiture, 1590-1670, Madrid, 2020, fig. 1
Stephanie S. Dickey and Jochen Sander (eds.), Rembrandt in Amsterdam, New Haven, 2021, fig. 1.4
Paul Schnabel, Anders gekeken, Zwolle, 2021, fig. 316
Pennen over penselen, Den Haag; Zwolle, 2022, pp. 144-145


Commissioned by members of the Surgeons' Guild, Amsterdam, 1632
Surgeons' Widows' Fund, Amsterdam, 1798-1828
purchased by the Dutch State and placed in the Mauritshuis at the order of King Willem I, 1828

External links

RKD 3048
Mauritshuis, The Hague Accession number 146

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