The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Portrait of Rembrandt
  • After Rembrandt (1606 - 1669)
  • Portrait of Rembrandt
  • Netherlands
  • perhaps 18th century
  • Painting
  • Oil on copper
  • Image size: 23 x 16.2 cm, minimum
    Image size: 23.2 x 16.4 cm, maximum
    Frame size: 41 x 33 x 5 cm
  • Inscription: 'PRem:f. / 165[0 or 2]'
  • P173
  • Reserve Gallery
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Thought in the nineteenth century to be by Rembrandt, the picture is a weak reduced copy of his self-portrait of 1652 in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. The retouched ‘signature’ shows how Rembrandt was called ‘Paul’ in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.