Marten and Oopjen. Two Monumental Portraits by Rembrandt. Paperback, English.
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It was breaking news all over the world, when the Rijksmuseum and the Louvre acquired two monumental portraits that had rarely been seen in public in the previous century and a half. Now they are on display alternately in Amsterdam and Paris. Jonathan Bikker tells the story of the well-to-do newlyweds Marten Soolmans and Oopjen Coppit, who in 1634 commissioned Rembrandt to paint their portraits life-size full-length. English language edition.