Video: A Lecture by the Curator

  • Joanna Sheers Seidenstein: “Rembrandt, Abraham, and the Dynamics of Revelation”

    The story of Abraham from the book of Genesis is replete with encounters with God and his angels. For Rembrandt, these episodes offered distinct opportunities for exploring the nature of divine presence and its perception. Presented by the curator of Divine Encounter: Rembrandt’s Abraham and the Angels, this lecture addresses the artist’s evolving interest in the Abraham narrative, its psychological content, and the experience of revelation. 

    This lecture is made possible by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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