Old Man with Gorget and Cap

Rembrandt - Old Man with Gorget and Cap


Catalogues raisonnés
HdG 675
Bredius 81
Bauch 129 info
Gerson 46
Bredius/Gerson 81 info
Corpus I A 42 info
Tümpel 131
Corpus VI 58 info

Collection catalogues
Gary Schwartz, Rembrandt zijn leven, zijn schilderijen, Maarssen, 1984, fig. 54
Selected by James Cuno, Master Paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago; New Haven and London, 2009. p. 29

Christopher Brown, Jan Kelch & Pieter van Thiel, Rembrandt, New Haven; London, 1991, fig. 113
Ildikó Ember (ed.), Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age, Budapest, 2014, p. 102, p. 129 fig. 14


2011 Rembrandt in America, Nr. 7


with Julius Böhler, Munich, by 1913
with H. Reinhardt, New York, 1913 or 1914
Evalyne M. Cone Kimball, Chicago, by 1914-1921
her bequest to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1922

Jacob Alewijn, Amsterdam
by descent to his widow Margaretha Helena Graafland (died 1766)
sold Amsterdam, 10 June 1767, nr. 14, to Ketelaar, “Rembrandt. Het Hoofd van een Oud Man, zynde een Kniestuk, Levensgroote, met een dokere Mantel om, en een gouden Keten met een Medaille om den hals. Het hoofd is van vooren en op zyde te zien; gekeerd naar den linker Schouder, en gedekt met een Fluweelen Muts, voorzien met een groote Pluim. Zynde zeer helder, krachtig en uitvoorig op Paneel geschilderd. Hoog 35, breed 30 duim” (The head of an old man, knee-length and life size, wearing a dark cloak and a golden chain with a medallion around his neck. The head is seen from the front and to one side, turned toward the left shoulder, and covered with a velvet cap with a large plume. 90 x 77.1 cm)
Matthew Piers Watt Boulton, Tew Park, Oxfordshire
his estate sale Christie’s, London, 9 December 1911, nr. 14, as the Father of Rembrandt for £220 10s. to Shepherd
Lippmann, London, with a half share acquired by P. and D. Colnaghi, London, 12 February 1912
Colnaghi sold their share in March, 1912, with Lippmann, Knoedler, and Julius Böhler sharing ownership in the picture
sold by Böhler to Marczell de Nemes, Budapest, 17 June 1912
offered for sale Galerie Manzi, Joyant, Paris, 17-18 June 1913, nr. 60, as Portrait du père de Rembrandt, bought in and returned to Julius Böhler in July 1913
sold by Julius Böhler to Reinhardt, New York
sold to Mrs. W. W. Kimball, (died 1921), Chicago, by 1914
bequeathed, 1922

External links

RKD 36167
Art Institute Chicago Accession number 1922.4467

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Old Man with Gorget and Cap
c. 1631
83.1 x 75.7 cm.
Oil on panel
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Kimball Collection