Humbaba Meets Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn - The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp (1632)


This painting is entitled The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp painted by Rembrandt in 1632. This painting depicts the time of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp was a well-known doctor and surgeon in the Netherlands, who later became the mayor of Amsterdam. Nicolaes Tulp gives a lecture to prospective doctors about the anatomy of the human body. The corpse used as a prop was taken from the body of Aris Kindt, a criminal who was hanged for his crime of armed robbery.

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