Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus Unveiled in Paris



Released on: April 25, 2011, 4:09 am
Author: Hotels Paris Ltd
Industry: Travel

A major new exhibition called Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus opened at Paris's Louvre art space on Thursday (April 21st).

The installation will be on show until July 18th 2011 and sees world-famous masterpiece The Pilgrims at Emmaus take centre stage.

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn - best known by his first name - painted it in the 17th century.

The picture will form the centrepiece for an installation that explores the way Jesus was represented in his art, as well as in the paintings of his students.

Tickets for the exhibition cost €11 (£9.75), or visitors can buy a combined pass for€14 that allows them to see the museum's permanent collection as well.

Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus can be found in Napoleon Hall, underneath the Pyramid. It is open from 09:00 to 18:00 local time daily, except for Tuesday when the building is closed. It is accessible until the later time of 22:00 on Wednesday and Friday.

The closest Metro stop is Palais-Royal-Musee du Louvre. offers art fans a range of boutique hotels in Paris, including accommodation in the nearby St Germain neighbourhood.

Find out more about the exhibition at or by calling the venue on +33 1 4020 5760.

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