This group portrait of 1632 was the young Rembrandt's first major commission. The Amsterdam guild of surgeons commissioned the painting of an anatomy lesson under the tutelage of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp.
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606–1669), The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, oil on canvas, 169.5x216.5 cm, 1632, inv. no. 146; source: © Royal Picture Gallery, Mauritshuis, The Hague.