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Title The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp
Date 1632
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Height: 169.5 cm (66.7 in). Width: 216.5 cm (85.2 in).
Accession number 146
Object history

1632: commissioned by Chirurgijnsgilde, Amsterdam
from 1632 until 1828: Gildekamer, Waag, Nieuwmarkt, Amsterdam
1798: ownership transferred to Weduwen en wezen Fonds van het Chirurgijnsgilde, Amsterdam, by Chirurgijnsgilde, Amsterdam
4 August 1828: sale of the collection of Weduwen en wezen Fonds van het Chirurgijnsgilde, Amsterdam, at de Vries... Roos, Amsterdam, unsold

1828: purchased by the Dutch state for the Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis, The Hague
Exhibition history

Historische tentoonstelling. 650-jarig bestaan van Amsterdam 1275-1925, 3 July 1925–15 September 1925, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 553.
Weerzien der meesters, 1945, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 83.
Rembrandt Tentoonstelling. Ter herdenking van de geboorte van Rembrandt op 15 juli 1606, 18 May 1956–5 August 1956, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 8 August 1956–21 October 1956, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 19.
The orange and the rose. Holland and Britain in the age of observation, 1600-1750, 22 October 1964–13 December 1964, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 58.
Rembrandt onder het mes. De anatomische les van Dr. Nicolaes Tulp ontleed, 3 October 1998–10 January 1999, Koninklijk Kabinet van Schilderijen Mauritshuis, The Hague.
De glorie van de Gouden Eeuw. Nederlandse kunst uit de 17de eeuw. Schilderijen, beeldhouwkunst en kunstnijverheid, 15 April 2000–17 September 2000, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 58.
Hollanders in beeld, 13 October 2007–13 January 2008, Koninklijk Kabinet van Schilderijen Mauritshuis, The Hague, 53.

Meesters uit het Mauritshuis. Zes eeuwen kunst onder een dak, 28 April 2012–30 June 2014, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague.
Inscriptions Signature and date top centre: Rembrant. ft: 1632

Anonymous, Mauritshuis in detail, as The anatomy lesson of Dr Nicolaes Tulp, 169.5 × 216.5 cm (66.7 × 85.2 in).
Anonymous, RKDimages, Art-work number 3048, as The anatomy lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp (1593-1674), 169 × 216.5 cm (66.5 × 85.2 in).
Anonymous, Bildarchiv Foto Marburg, Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur, Object 20186189, as Die Anatomiestunde des Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, 169.5 × 216.5 cm (66.7 × 85.2 in).
Anonymous, Web Gallery of Art, as The Anatomy Lecture of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, 170 × 217 cm (66.9 × 85.4 in).

Anonymous ([circa 1900]) Mauritshuis. The Hague. Holland, 's-Gravenhage: De Groot & Dijkhoff, [p. 25], as The anatomical lecture, with image in black and white.
Source/Photographer The Yorck Project: 10.000 Meisterwerke der Malerei. DVD-ROM, 2002. ISBN 3936122202. Distributed by DIRECTMEDIA Publishing GmbH.
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