Self Portrait
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This is an image of Rembrandt van Rijn.
The penetrating study of character and mood is one of more than one hundred Rembrandt self-portraits. The series constitutes one of the most revealing and honest biographies ever made. Every change of fortune and impact of time and emotion was recorded with dispassionate truth. Here, aged fifty-three, his expression mirrors a life saddened by personal tragedy.
Owner/Location: National Gallery of Art - Washington DC  (United States - Washington)
Dates: 1659
Artist age:Approximately 53 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 85 cm (33.46 in.), Width: 66 cm (25.98 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member laure9 on 02 August 2008.
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