Rembrandt’s “Night Watch” is NOT the correct name!!!

Rembrant's Night Watch

Some of you may remember that Rembrandt’s Night Watch was damaged by a vandal with a knife a number of years ago. The art conservation of the damaged masterpiece made for a very interesting documentary (if you understand Dutch!) in which it was surprising to see that with the cleaning/removal of the very discolored varnish, the painting transformed from the “Night Watch” into the changing of the guards at noon day!!! And did you know that the painting is HUGE?!

For an interesting review of how it changed during the painting restoration click here.

Here’s an interesting twist on the famous painting:

I hope you found this as interesting as I did.  Hey! “Like” our website, would you please?

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About Scott M. Haskins

Scott Haskins has been in professional art conservation since 1975, specializing in the conservation/restoration of easel paintings, murals and art on paper. FACL, Inc. is known nationally for doing A+ work no matter the size or difficulty of the project. We are happy to do a quick cleaning on a family heirloom. Our client list and resume is also full of very satisfied clients of large, difficult/complicated projects at remote locations. Excellent services are also available as an Expert Witness/Legal Testimony in art related matters. Consultation on art related projects occur regularly including extensive insurance evaluations for insured or insurer. Services are offered worldwide. Scott M. Haskins is also author of the "Save Your Stuff" series, educational information, materials and supplies to help people protect and save their treasured family heirlooms and collectibles at home and office. He can be reached at 805 564 3438. Video and written testimonials at
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1 Response to Rembrandt’s “Night Watch” is NOT the correct name!!!

  1. Christin Runion says:

    I guess this is a tongue in cheek title and I thought this was a rant or a joke but I appreciate the professional insight and opinion on this well known masterpiece. Thanks for the interesting read and hello from Denmark. #CleanAnOilPainting #ArtRestoration #ArtConservation #PaintingRestoration

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