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Rembrandt

Self Portrait, ca. 1669
Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi, inv./cat.nr. [..]
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painting
Support/medium
canvas, oil paint
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 71 x 54,2 cm
According to Langedijk the painting was originally smaller. She suggested that the painting was enlarged to fit in the De'Medici gallery of Self Portraits (Langedijk 1992, p. 148-152). However, the RRP proposes that the painting was originally larger. According to them strips of possibly 15 cm wide were removed from all sides of the painting (Corpus of Rembrandt Paintings 1982-2015, vol. 4 (2005), no. IV 28).
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Rembrandt
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c. 1669 (1662 - 1669)
This painting has been dated variously to c. 1662 (Slatkes 1992, no. 268); c. 1664 (Van Schendel 1956, no. 94; Bauch 1966, no. 340); mid 1660's (Wright 1982, p. 44); c. 1668 (Tümpel 1986, no. 176) and c. 1669 (Corpus of Rembrandt Paintings 1982-2015, vol. 4 (2005), no. IV 28).
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29772
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Entered on: 2000-04-03; Last modification: 2018-03-07

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