Manet, Chez Tortoni, 1878–1880

Rembrandt, A Lady and Gentleman in Black, 1633
Oil on canvas, 131.6 x 109 cm. Inscribed at the foot: Rembrandt.ft: 1633. This monumental work hung in a prominent spot in the Dutch Room, visible through its windows overlooking the court. Rembrandt completed this work in his second year in Amsterdam in 1632.
Rembrandt, A Lady and Gentleman in Black, 1633
March 8, 2015
Govaert Flinck, Landscape with an Obelisk, 1638
Oil on oak panel, 54.5 x 71 cm. Inscribed faintly at the foot on the right: R. 16.8 (until recently attributed to Rembrandt). Long attributed to Rembrandt, this work was recognized in the 1980s as the work of his pupil, Govaert Flinck. Gardner placed this work on a table alongside a window, opposite Vermeer’s The Concert.
Govaert Flinck, Landscape with an Obelisk, 1638
March 8, 2015

Manet, Chez Tortoni, 1878–1880

Manet, Chez Tortoni, 1878–1880
Oil on canvas, 26 x 34 cm. Inscribed at the foot on the left: Manet. Gardner placed this small work on a table beneath the darker and far more somber portrait of Manet’s mother, shown as a widow in a black veil and a silk dress entirely in black.
Oil on canvas, 26 x 34 cm. Inscribed at the foot on the left: Manet. Gardner placed this small work on a table beneath the darker and far more somber portrait of Manet’s mother, shown as a widow in a black veil and a silk dress entirely in black.