The Goldfinch by Carel Fabritius

The Goldfinch is a beautiful small oil painting by Dutch artist Carel Fabritius. Fabritius was a student of Rembrandt in Amsterdam. The painting features a pet European Goldfinch chained to a small feeder. The work was done in 1654; today the original is part of the Mauritshuis collection in the Hague. The work received international attention when it was featured in the 2013 Pulitzer-Prize winning fiction novel "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt. Here the work of Fabritius is reproduced for a modern audience.

The Goldfinch Card – The Goldfinch
The Goldfinch Postcard – The Goldfinch