Rembrandt

Head of Christ



Rembrandt - Head of Christ



Rembrandt
Head of Christ
c. 1648-56
25.5 x 20.1 cm
Oil on oak panel
Louvre Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi


Literature

Catalogues raisonnés
HdG -
Bredius 625
Bauch 197 info
Gerson 256
Bredius/Gerson 625 info
Tümpel -
Corpus VI 217b info
Manuth 80

Literature
Stephanie S. Dickey (ed.), Rembrandt and his circle, Amsterdam, 2017, figs. 10.1, 10.3 (infrared reflectogram), 10.6 (X-radiograph), 10.8 (detail in raking light), 10.8 (UV photography), plate 10.1 (as attributed to Rembrandt)


Exhibitions

2011 Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus, Nr. 41

Provenance

With H.M. Clark, London (presumably in or before 1930)
with Leger Galleries, London, 1934 (J[oseph] Leger)
'Van der Mühl, Basel' (probably the 'private collection, Basel, 1935' according to Bredius)
also 'Sarasin, Basel'; these are most likely the same, and to be identified as Hans Franz Sarasin (1873–1933), and his wife Anna, née von der Mühll (1877–1933), and their heirs
with Galerie Katz, Basel, by 1936
From whom sent on loan to Schaeffer Galleries, New York, 1936 until after 1942 (by whom deposited at the Fogg Art Museum for the attention of Dr Jakob Rosenberg on 3 July 1942 and returned on 2 September 1942
with Galerie Katz, Basel, 1948
with P. de Boer, Hergiswil, Switzerland, 1956
with Kunsthandel P. de Boer, Amsterdam
from whom acquired in June 1956 by the grandmother of the present owner
sale (the property of a noblewoman) Sotheby's, London, 5 December 2018, nr. 18

External links

RKD 268742

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