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Rembrandt

Elderly man as the Saint Paul, ca. 1659
London, National Gallery (London), inv./cat.nr. [..]
Bredius 1935, no. 297
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Illustration number 1000314150
Dimensions: 548x650 pixels
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Dimensions: 2731x3253 pixels
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Illustration number 0000071323
Dimensions: 650x568 pixels
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Object information
Object category
painting
Support/medium
canvas, oil paint
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 102 x 85,5 cm
According to Maclaren, this painting "may have been cut down a little on each side" (MacLaren 1960, p. 319-320).
Signature/inscription
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
  • signed and dated upper right: Rembrandt / 165(9?)
    The last digit of the date is damaged, but can probably be read as a '9' (MacLaren 1960, p. 319-320).
Current attribution
Rembrandt
With the exception of Gerson, art historians generally regard this painting as an autograph Rembrandt (Bredius/Gerson 1969, no. 297).
Date
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. 1659 (1655 - 1659)
the last digit of the date is damaged, but can probably be read as a '9' (MacLaren 1960, p. 319-320)
Provenance
Exhibitions and literature
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Technical documentation
The RKD manages a collection of technical documentation that has been given to us by external researchers and museums or which stems from the RKD's own research with infrared reflectography. Documentation can be accessed by appointment at the RKD. While not all technical documentation has been entered in the database at present, new data is added on a regular basis.
Creation date: 2000-10-13; Last modified date: 2021-09-14

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