Rembrandt Workshop (possibly Willem Drost) - The Philosopher

Literature

Catalogues raisonnÚs
Bredius under 260
Bauch 214 (Rembrandt) info
Bredius/Gerson 260A (not by Rembrandt) info
Bikker R24 (rejected as by Willem Drost)

Collection catalogues
Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century, Washington; New York and Oxford, 1995, pp. 309-314 (as Rembrandt Workshop possibly Willem Drost)
John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 356 (as Rembrandt)


Provenance

with Charles Sedelmeyer, Paris, 1905
Maurice Kann, Paris, by 1906
with Charles Sedelmeyer, Paris
sold 20 December 1906 to Peter A.B. Widener, Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
inheritance from Estate of Peter A.B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
gift 1942 to NGA


Other works by Rembrandt


Rembrandt Bust of Christ
Bust of Christ

Rembrandt River Landscape with a Windmill
River Landscape with a Windmill
c. 1650-55

Rembrandt Andromeda
Andromeda
c. 1630/31

Rembrandt Portrait of a Young Woman Seated
Portrait of a Young Woman Seated
1632

Rembrandt Workshop (possibly Willem Drost)
The Philosopher
c. 1653
61.5 x 49.5 cm
Oil on walnut
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Widener Collection