Rembrandt laughing, ca. 1628
Los Angeles (California)/Malibu (California), J. [..]
Object information
Object category
copper, oil paint
rectangle (portrait format) 22,2 x 17,1 cm
framed: 39,1 x 34 cm
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
  • monogrammed upper left: RHL
    applied wet-in-wet
  • inscription (document by form) in verso: Democrite Philosophe [?] son [?] profonde meditation des (de?) [?] faiblesses (?) [?] tous ensemble. Nous concevons mille différ? nous formons mille projets que nous ne (?) pouvons executer. C?est une espece de folie r[?] ce Philosophe Je (se?) ris.
    the French inscription is probably nineteenth century
Current attribution
Rejected attribution
after Rembrandt
follower of Rembrandt
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
c. 1628 (1628 - 1635)
IB number
Number related to the portrait iconography collection RKD.
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External links
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Creation date: 2011-04-07; Last modified date: 2021-09-28


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