Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606 – 1669

Haman and Ahasuerus visit Esther

oil on canvas (73 × 94 cm) — 1660 Museum Pushkin Museum, Moscow

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn biography

This work is linked to Esther 7:2

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Esther is seen disclosing Haman's evil plans to her husband, King Ahasuerus (Artaxerxes). Haman, sitting on the left, is staring at the table. The king looks as if he finally realizes what has been going on. Esther looks embarrassed for causing problems for one of her guests.

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