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follower of Rembrandt

King David, ca. 1651-1699
Whereabouts unknown
Object information
Object category
painting
Support/medium
panel, oil paint
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 30,2 x 26 cm
Signature/inscription
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
Current attribution
follower of Rembrandt
This painting was accepted as a Rembrandt until 1978 (see for instance: Hofstede de Groot 1907-1928 (German edition), vol. 6 (1915), no. 39; Bolten/Bolten-Rempt 1978, no. 396). The painting has not been included among the autograph paintings by Rembrandt in more recent catalogues.
Rejected attribution
Rembrandt
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. 1651-1699 (1651 - 1700)
Although this painting bears the date 1651, Bauch believed the work to have been executed at the end of the 1650s (Bauch 1966, no. 202). The work has not been included in monographs on Rembrandt since 1978 and is thus not regarded as authentic. Consequently, the date cannot be viewed authentic either.
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Exhibitions and literature
Visual documentation
Entered on: 2017-11-28; Last modification: 2018-05-02

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