Follower of Rembrandt

Head of an Aged Woman



Follower of Rembrandt - Head of an Aged Woman

Literature

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)


Provenance

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 Rembrandt in a Black Cap
Rembrandt in a Black Cap
c. 1637

Rembrandt Workshop Bust of Rembrandt
Bust of Rembrandt

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

Rembrandt? The Departure of the Shunamite Woman
The Departure of the Shunamite Woman
1640

Follower of Rembrandt
Head of an Aged Woman
1655/60
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