Artist workshop of Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, Dutch, 1606-1669
  • Bust of a Bearded Old Man
Date mid-1630s
Medium Oil on oak panel
Dimensions Unframed: 22 1/2 × 16 3/4 inches (57.2 × 42.5 cm)
Framed: 28 1/2 × 22 3/4 × 3 1/2 inches (72.4 × 57.8 × 8.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Ellen Stevens Whithall, Mrs. Annie Stevens Woodruff and William P. Stevens in memory of Henry G. Stevens
Accession Number 42.151
Department European Painting
On View Dutch Golden Age S380, Level 3 (see map)
Signed Signed, lower right: R H L [the letters form a monogram]
before 1920, Israel Coryn (Goslar, Germany);
ca. 1920-1922, Egon Müller (Hamburg, Germany);
1922, Theodor Larsen (Tutzing, Germany);
by 1922, Henry G. Stevens [1879–1934] (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
by descent to siblings, William G. Stevens, Mrs. Ellen Stevens Whitall and Mrs. Annie Stevens Woodruff;
1942-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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