Coming together to remember, a crush of haloed Apostles squeezes into this scene. They were miraculously reunited to say their goodbyes to Jesus' mother.
The golden thread pomegranates in the pattern of the woven bed cover are a symbol of community and underline the bond between these friends.
In a world without photography, Rembrandt captures a moment of contemplation on Aechje Claesdr.'s face. With the utmost skill, Rembrandt catches her absorbed gaze.
The realistic way that Rembrandt paints her complexion and facial wrinkles isn't aimed to flatter, even better, it gives us an image of what Aechje really looked like; 83 years of experience, someone we can identify with even today.
More than water-lilies; the colours and shapes in this watery scene take on meaning as part of France's First World War history.
Monet uses the language of colour, shape and form on a huge scale in this poignant, absorbing image.