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Rembrandt

Self portrait as the prodigal son, ca. 1635
Dresden, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden - [..]
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Object category
painting
Support/medium
canvas, oil paint
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 161 x 131 cm
Signature/inscription
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  • with signature left center: Rembrant f
    According to the RRP the letters of the signature make a rather unconvincing impression. The inscription was perhaps appended to replace an original signature on a trimmed-off piece of the canvas (Corpus of Rembrandt Paintings 1982-, vol. 3 (1989), nr. A 111).
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Rembrandt
Date
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c. 1635 (1634 - 1636)
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IB number
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61215
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Entered on: 2000-04-25; Last modification: 2018-06-01

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