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Portrait of Saskia as Flora

Rembrandt's "Portrait of Saskia as Flora" is on display in St Petersburg, The Netherlands

101 x 125 cm, Oil on canvas

Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

In 1634, Rembrandt got married to Saskia van Uylenburgh in Friesland. In the same year, he painted his new bride as Flora. In old Roman mythology, Flora was the Goddess of the summer, of plants and flowers, and of fertility.