In this way I came to the subject of my painting 'sight' on intuition. Not knowing that the young Rembrandt also painted something simulair. The five senses on five panels, including 'the sight' (The Spectacles Seller, approximately 1624). In the 17th century, "to sell someone glasses" meant to fool someone.

I made a self-portrait that looks classically like a painting by Rembrandt, but with a contemporary twist. Het (Ge)zicht, which means: The Face(sight). The glasses give an alienating, distorted image of reality. I look carefully four centuries back in time.
Het (Ge)zicht, 2019, 50 x 70 cm, oil paint on canvas

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