Curator Socks

The Storm Socks

Size

Artist: Rembrandt van Rijn

Created: 1633

Dimensions (cm): 160 cm × 128

Format: Oil on canvas

Location: Whereabouts unknown since 1990


Painted in 1633, Rembrandt's only seascape gained notoriety in recent years for unexpected reasons.
In this work, Rembrandt showcases not only his ability to represent religious scenes but also to capture our attention. Depicting the event using contemporary references such as the type of boat, clothing or even mannerisms he transforms a biblical monolith into a relatable, almost secular picture.
Like most Gospel narratives, this scene is about a moment where the disciples lose faith and Jesus, Who somehow managed to sleep through most of the storm, steps in at the last minute to perform a miracle and, voilá, faith is restored.

Ironically, at this point, it seems like faith and miracle are our best shots at ever seeing this painting again. Stolen in 1990 from a Boston museum by two men posing as police officers that, in a little over an hour, were able to get away with 500 million dollars worth of fine art, one of the biggest art heists in history.
While the mystery around the missing 13 paintings remains thick, theories about the heist still run rampant - enough for Netflix to film a mini docuseries called "This Is a Robbery".
In the meantime, while this case remains unsolved, it's probably best to beef up your security systems. Laser motion sensors around for your sock drawer? Just to be safe.  

 


80% Combed Cotton, 17% Polyamide, 3% Elastane.
Made in Portugal using the most advanced craftsmanship to produce the finest seamless socks.

Wash inside out (40ºC/100ºF max). Do not tumble dry, iron.

SIZE GUIDE:
For men:
- Large: L: 41-46 UK (7½-11½) US (8-12)
- Medium: M: 36-40 UK (4-7) US (4½-7½)

For women:
- Large:  L: 41-46 UK (7½-11½) US (10-12½)
- Medium:  M: 36-40 UK (4-7) US (6-9½) 
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