About the creation

Mordecai’s triumph

Artist name: Rembrandt (van Rijn)

A white-bearded bemused Mordecai sits astride the king’s horse that is led by the black-bearded Haman, dressed in oriental clothing. Around them surges a crowd, as Queen Esther and King Ahasuerus look on from above, right.

Source: Esther 6

Technique: Engraving

Location: National Gallery of Art, Washington

Date: 1640

Dimensions: 17.2 x 21.3