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Rembrandt

Tronie of a man with a feathered beret, tussen 1634 en 1640
The Hague, Koninklijk Kabinet van Schilderijen [..]
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Object category
painting
Support/medium
panel (oak), oil paint
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 62,7 x 47 cm
Signature/inscription
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
  • with signature lower right: Rembrandt. f:
    According to the Rembrandt Research Project, the signature is not by Rembrandt. However, Van Suchtelen points out that the paint used for the signature appears to be similar to that used for the hair, which makes it unlikely that the signature was added later (Broos e.a. 2004).
Current attribution
Rembrandt
Rejected attribution
circle of Rembrandt
The painting had been rejected as an autograph work by Rembrandt (Corpus of Rembrandt Paintings 1989). Blankert questioned this rejection in 1993 (Blankert 1993) and the painting was re-admitted to Rembrandt's oeuvre after restoration (Broos e.a. 2004).
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.
between 1634 and 1640 (1634 - 1640)
In the art-historical literature, the painting is dated variously to ca. 1634 (Hofstede de Groot 1907-1928); ca. 1635 (Bredius 1935); 1637/1639 (Bauch 1966); 1637 (De Vries 1978); the mid-1630s (Corpus of Rembrandt Paintings 1989); ca. 1635-1640 (Broos e.a. 2004); ca. 1637 (Corpus of Rembrandt Paintings 1982-, vol. 6 (2015), no. 157).
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IB number
Number related to the portrait iconography collection RKD.
915180
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Entered on: 1996-05-15; Last modification: 2019-04-08

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