Discover a work by one of Rembrandt’s most gifted pupils, Dutch artist, Willem Drost. Dr Jonathan Bikker, Research Curator at the Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam) makes Drost’s Self-Portrait as Saint John the Evangelist (around 1655) come alive, discussing Drost’s artistic influences, themes in self portraiture and saintly iconography within the painting.
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Self-Portrait as Saint John the Evangelist
Oil on canvas
Gift of Alfred and Isabel Bader, 2013
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This video was made with the generous support of Bader Philanthropies, Inc.