Two studies of old men's heads

Rembrandt van Rijn (attributed to), 1606 - 1669

Two studies of old men's heads

Rembrandt van Rijn (attributed to) 1606 - 1669


A reproduction produced by the Vasari Society of a drawing by Rembrandt. The drawing shows two studies of old men's heads. The man on the left is in drawn lightly, and has a long, bushy beard and a cap. The man on the right is drawn more heavily, and has a long beard and wears a tall hat. This drawing is on the same sheet as 1933.411. Text from the accompanying booklet produced by the Vasari Society: "No. 19 REMBRANDT (b. 1606; d. 1669) TWO STUDIES OF OLD MEN'S HEADS British Museum, 1895-9-15-1265. From the Richardson Sen., Geloso, Reynolds, Utterson, and Malcolm Collections. H. de G. 918. Pen and sepia 8.2 x 9.4 cm. (3 3/16 x 4 11/16 in.). The head on the left with a broad bread, and wearing a cap; hand on breast. The other with a double pointed beard, and in a high conical shaped hat bound in fur. Another excellent example of the same type of work as the preceding number. A. M. H."

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