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The Nightwatch, 1642 (oil on canvas)

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The Nightwatch, 1642 (oil on canvas)

XOS1109206 The Nightwatch, 1642 (oil on canvas) by Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-69); 379.5x453.5 cm; Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; (add.info.: The company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq and Lieutenant Willem van Ruytenburch; ); Dutch, out of copyright

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Amsterdam Civic Guard Drummer Group Portrait Guardsmen March Marching Mascot Night Watch Police Vigil Watch


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by Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn is a captivating masterpiece that captures the essence of 17th-century Dutch military life. This iconic oil on canvas print, measuring an impressive 379.5x453.5 cm, can be found in the prestigious Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. The painting depicts "The company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq and Lieutenant Willem van Ruytenburch" showcasing a group portrait of civic guardsmen during their night watch vigil. The scene is filled with energy as drummers beat their instruments and flags flutter proudly in the wind. Rembrandt's masterful use of light and shadow creates a dramatic atmosphere, highlighting the individuality of each guard while emphasizing their collective unity. Amongst them stands a young girl, serving as their mascot, adding an endearing touch to this powerful composition. This baroque artwork not only showcases Rembrandt's technical brilliance but also serves as a historical document, offering insights into Amsterdam's militia system during that era. As we gaze upon this remarkable piece from Fine Art Finder, we are transported back in time to witness these guardsmen march through the streets with unwavering dedication and pride. It reminds us of the importance of community protection and unity even amidst darkness.

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