Bust of an Old Man

Rembrandt - Bust of an Old Man

Bust of an Old Man
10.8 x 7 cm
Paper pasted on panel
The Leiden Collection, New York


Catalogues raisonnés
HdG 369
Bredius 183
Bauch 153 info
Gerson 136
Bredius/Gerson 183 info
Corpus II A 74
Tümpel 134
Corpus VI 103 info
Manuth 283
Giltaij 203


Possibly Mrs. Van Sonsbeeck, before 1751
Fréderic Szarvady (d. 1882), Paris
his sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, 21 February 1874, nr. 39 [for 2500 francs]
V. Borie, Paris, 1881
private collection, Paris, 1900 [to F. Kleinberger Galleries]
with F. Kleinberger Galleries, Paris, 1900 (to Baron Léon Janssen)
Baron Léon Janssen (1849–1923), Brussels, by 1905
his sale, Frederik Muller & Cie, Amsterdam, 26 April 1927, nr. 94 [to M. Knoedler & Co. for 35,200 florins]
with M. Knoedler & Co., New York (to Andrew W. Mellon for $18,000)
Andrew W. Mellon (1855–1937), Washington, D.C., 1928
by descent to his son Paul Mellon (1907–99) (to Arthur Amory Houghton Jr.)
Arthur Amory Houghton Jr. (1906–90), New York and Queenstown, M.D., by 1955 [through Richard L. Feigen & Co., New York (to Saul P. Steinberg)]
Saul P. Steinberg (1939–2012), New York, 1984
sale, Sotheby’s, New York, 30 January 1997, nr. 39 (to private collection, Tokyo and London)
private collection, Tokyo and London
from whom acquired by the present owner in 2018

External links

RKD 19034
Leiden Collection, New York Accession number RR-116

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