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Woman with a Pink  1665

by Rembrandt

Wearing a romantically outdated costume and exotic jewelry, the woman holds a pink, or carnation, symbol of love and marriage. If the sitter in the pendant portrait, Man with a Magnifying Glass (14.40.621) is Pieter Haringh, then the modestly smiling woman is his wife, Elizabeth Delft (ca. 1620–1679). About a decade earlier the same couple, in conventional attire, was port...
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