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Rembrandt van Rijn, Sense of Smell (Allegory of the Senses)

Thomas S. Kaplan and Christopher Brown reflect on the discovery of the Sense of Smell by Rembrandt, one of the artist’s earliest paintings, which was thought to be lost forever. Dominique Surh and Arthur K. Wheelock Jr. discuss Rembrandt’s approach to the subject matter and its two companion pieces in The Leiden Collection: Sense of Touch and Sense of Hearing.

Video Length: 3:16
Date: 2018
Presenters: Thomas S. Kaplan, Christopher Brown, Arthur K. Wheelock Jr., Dominique Surh
Director: Martin Huberman
Executive Producer: Dominique Surh
Music: Richard Savino

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