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Rembrandt embellished roughly 100 self-portraits and, to symbol 350 years given his death, Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum will arrangement his design from this Friday — alongside a winning Sun reader’s selfie. Gallery executive Taco Dibbits gives his outcome on any of a finalists. The propitious leader will be announced tomorrow.
Self-portrait as a Young Man
PROUD father David Millar speckled Rembrandt’s first-ever selfie, where he was a immature male with furious hair – and recreated a design with seven-year-old son Phoenix as a star.
Car restorer David, 47, from Chigwell, Essex, says: “The girls during Phoenix’s propagandize adore his hair.”
Judge Taco says: “I desired this picture. It now creates we grin and is a unequivocally complicated take on Rembrandt’s selfie.”
Self-portrait with a White Feathered Bonnet
THE Dutch artist did many self-portraits wearing hats with feathers. Alexander Slack, 53, from Penzance, Cornwall, used a Poppy Day badge to insert dual white feathers to his top – and done a trimming from a folded-up duplicate of The Sun.
Taco says: “Rembrandt was always creation selfies where he was pulling faces. Alexander’s design ideally prisoner a grand master’s adore of humorous faces. The trimming done from The Sun was inspired.”
A Polish Nobleman
MANDY Mason, 49, from Newton Abbot, Devon, recreated her favourite Rembrandt picture. Mandy, who runs a funnel brush business, says: “I adore a use of lighting that enhances his features.
You are drawn into his mind to see what he is thinking. He looks prepared to go home, put on his slippers and relax with a good potion of wine.”
Taco says: “Mandy has suspicion deeply about a design and taken a lot of time to make a excellent selfie.”
REMBRANDT would use family members as models, including mother Saskia outpost Uylenburgh who acted as Flora.
Vicky Cheyney, 34, speckled a fragrance that matched a flowers Saskia was holding in a painting.
The IT manager, from Brighton, says: “I done a wipe and set adult a black backdrop to make my selfie demeanour moody.”
Taco says: “Rembrandt was light years forward when it came to shade, Vicky prisoner that perfectly.”
The Girl with a Broom
RETIREMENT flats manager Clare Connolly-Joyce had a ideal column to reconstruct one of Rembrandt’s artworks – a witch’s brush bought as a Christmas present.
Clare, 44, with a assistance of daughter Niamh, ten, set to work mimicking a painting. The mum, from Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, says: “The lady in a design looked fed up. we know how she felt, I’m always cleaning up, too.”
Taco says: “Clare looks unequivocally healthy here.”
The Man with a Golden Helmet
DOCTORS feared propagandize caretaker Peter Molyneux competence remove a use of his palm after he had surgery.
Peter, 60, from Northampton, says: “I thought, ‘If that happens, we will never be means to carve a helmet out of a melon’. So we did it. It was a dumb idea.” He afterwards saw that it looked like The Man With The Golden Helmet.
Taco says: “Rembrandt favourite cinema of people doing surprising things and we can’t get some-more surprising than a male wearing a melon on his head!”
CLEANER Louise Brooker acted in a faux-fur cloak with a paintbrush in front of an Ikea design of Venice to emanate a credentials that looked like 17th Century Amsterdam. Louise, 50, from Hall Green, Birmingham, says: “Rembrandt embellished a genuine McCoy so we left a design inexperienced with blotches and grey hair showing!”
Taco says: “Rembrandt would be unapproachable of Louise’s try during a modern-day chronicle of his work.”
Titus, a Artist’s Son
MUM Siobhan Jones, 30, used Rembrandt’s son Titus as her inspiration. The bureau administrator, from Cardiff, says: “I’ve got furious hair and so did Titus. By possibility we had a red beret dark away, so we put it on and took a picture. Even my one-year-old daughter, Leia, attempted to get concerned in a photoshoot.”
Taco says: “Just like Titus, Siobhan’s hair is unequivocally distinguished in this picture.”
Self-portrait as The Apostle Paul
GRANDMA Jean Watts donned six-year-old granddaughter Phoebe’s unicorn showering top for her selfie.
Retired HR manager Jean, 65, from Basildon, Essex, says: “I review how Rembrandt used to adore to do selfies of himself laughing. we like to uncover my grandchildren that we have got to giggle during yourself and not take life too seriously.”
Taco says: “Jean positively got into a suggestion of Rembrandt’s fun side.”
The Anatomy Lesson of Dr Nicolaes Tulp
ACCOUNTANT Aman Singh, 36, was preoccupied by a portrayal display Dr Nicolaes Tulp and his students swarming around a passed body.
Aman, from Rochester, Kent, says: “I had a crazy thought to move it into a 21st Century.”
So he bought a feign moustache, that “only stayed on for 10 seconds”, and kids’ diversion Operation to emanate his selfie.
Taco says: “Aman has combined a unequivocally humorous design from what is utterly a grave subject.”