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Rembrandt

Self portrait at the age of 34, 1640 gedateerd
London, National Gallery (London), inv./cat.nr. [..]
Bredius 1935, no. 34
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Object information
Object category
painting
Support/medium
canvas, oil paint
transferred to another canvas, subsequently lined and marouflaged on to a synthetic panel
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait) with rounded upper side 91 x 75 cm
According to Maclaren and Brown it seems likely that the painting was originally rectangular. Subsequently the top corners were removed to give an arched shape; later, the painting was attached to a new rectangular canvas (Maclaren/Brown 1991, no. 672).
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Current attribution
Rembrandt
Date
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dated 1640 (1640)
Represented
IB number
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30572
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Technical documentation
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Entered on: 2000-03-21; Last modification: 2020-04-22

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