Old Man with a Divided Fur Cap, 1640

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Among Rembrandt's fantasy portraits of old men, this is one of the most fully developed. This patriarch could have stepped right from the pages of one of his beloved Bible stories. The rhetorical bearing of this exotic figure invites the question: Was this image related to contemporary presentations on the stage'

Details
Title
Old Man with a Divided Fur Cap
Artist Life
1606–1669
Role
Artist
Accession Number
P.1,319
Catalogue Raisonne
Hind 170 ii/iii; B. 265; Mz. 59 i/iii; Holl. 265 ii/ii; B-B. 40-A ii/iii
Curator Approved

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