A new way of curating Old Masters at The Cleveland Museum of Art includes the opportunity to vote online concerning the authenticity and attribution of several controversial paintings acquired by American art collections that may or may not be by Rembrandt:
[read more at the exhibitions page of cma]
Rembrandt in America offers the public a rare opportunity to examine the evolving opinions and methods of scholars and collectors regarding what constituted an autograph Rembrandt painting over a period of more than a century. By arranging works in small groupings, visitors can develop their own skills in connoisseurship and opinions on authenticity. The exhibition occurs at a time when scrutiny of “Rembrandt” versus “not Rembrandt” continues to trouble the discipline and affect the art market significantly.