Follower of Rembrandt

Head of an Aged Woman

Follower of Rembrandt - Head of an Aged Woman


Catalogues raisonnés
Bredius 392 (as Rembrandt)
Bauch 273 info
Bredius/Gerson 392 info

Collection catalogues
Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century, Washington; New York and Oxford, 1995, pp. 330-333 (as Follower of Rembrandt)


Probably H. Verschuring, The Hague, by 1751
Gottfried Winkler (1731-1795), Leipzig, by 1765
possibly with Stéphane Bourgeois (Bourgeois Frères), Paris, in 1893/1894
Rodolphe Kann, Paris, by 1898
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 Workshop Bust of Rembrandt
Bust of Rembrandt
c. 1659

Style of Rembrandt Rembrandt's Son, Titus
Rembrandt's Son, Titus

Rembrandt? The Departure of the Shunamite Woman
The Departure of the Shunamite Woman

Follower of Rembrandt Diana Bathing
Diana Bathing
Late 1630s

Follower of Rembrandt
Head of an Aged Woman
21.1 x 17.5 cm
Oil on oak
Inscribed center left by a later hand: Rembrandt / f.1657
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Widener Collection