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Silverglow - 2006



This is a portrait of Mr. Bueno. (originally painted by Rembrandt) In Bronkhorst's painting the 17th century physician Mr. Bueno is holding a 18th century mask, this way he is able to look right through this painting into our time.

Rembrandt with portable radio

- 1977


A self-portrait, originally painted by Rembrandt van Rijn.

In stead of  a paint-brush and palette Rembrandt is holding a radio. Rembrandt is known for collecting artefacts.

The camera - 1999



In this painting elements are used from three different paintings of Vermeer. In the corner a Sony television (1998) and on the table a Samsung video camera (1998).

Zenith - 2007



In this painting elements are used from three different paintings of Vermeer.

The pregnant woman is holding a pendulum above the globe. Although she is pregnant she does not hold the pendulum above her belly to predict the gender of the unborn baby, but above the globe, our earth.

There's a key on the table, shaped like the Ankh, Egyptian sign of life.