Follower of Rembrandt

Head of Saint Matthew



Follower of Rembrandt - Head of Saint Matthew



Follower of Rembrandt
Head of Saint Matthew
date uncertain
25 x 19.5 cm
Oil on oak
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Widener Collection


Literature

Catalogues raisonnés
Bredius 302 (as Rembrandt)
Bredius/Gerson 302 info
Giltaij 334 (follower of Rembrandt)

Collection catalogues
Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century, Washington; New York and Oxford, 1995, pp. 333-336 (as Follower of Rembrandt)


Provenance

Alfred Buckley, New Hall, England, by 1882
Rodolphe Kann, Paris, probably after 1893 but by 1900
purchased 1907 with the entire Kann collection by Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris
sold to F. Kleinberger & Co., Paris
by exchange to Leo Nardus (1868-1955), Suresnes, France, and New York
by exchange early 1909 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
gift 1942 to NGA


Other works by Rembrandt


Rembrandt Winter Landscape
Winter Landscape
1646

Rembrandt Christ as Gardener Appearing to the Magdalene
Christ as Gardener Appearing to the Magdalene
1638

Rembrandt Minerva
Minerva
c. 1655

Rembrandt Self-Portrait
Self-Portrait
1659

Rembrandt Diana Bathing with Her Nymphs
Diana Bathing with Her Nymphs
1634