Rembrandt in America: Collecting, Connoisseurship, and Curating

Thursday, May 10, 2012


Pillsbury Auditorium

Friends Lecture Lecturer: Tom Rassieur

Americans have eagerly sought Rembrandt's art for over a century, spending fortunes to acquire his peerless paintings, drawings, and prints. America has played a crucial role in the notoriously difficult field of Rembrandt connoisseurship. Curators are now faced with interpreting mountains of data and testing divergent opinions. This talk provides the back story to the exhibition "Rembrandt in America." Free.