The Supper at Emmaus

In this emulation of Rembrandt’s Pilgrims at Emmaus, the pupil was clearly trying to differentiate himself from his master: the trompe-l’œil curtain, suddenly drawn open, emphasizes the moment of the revelation, the architecture is simplified, and natural light has been replaced with artificial light.
Studio of Rembrandt (Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn)
Oil on canvas – H. 89.5 cm; W. 111.5 cm – Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Inv. NoKMSsp 405
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