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Rembrandt: Self Portrait with Beret and Turned-Up Collar   wikidata:Q2872723  reasonator:Q2872723
artist QS:P170,Q5598
Rembrandt: Self Portrait with Beret and Turned-Up Collar
Object type painting
object_type QS:P31,Q3305213
Genre self-portrait  Edit this at Wikidata
Depicted people Rembrandt  Edit this at Wikidata
Date 1659
date QS:P571,+1659-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Medium oil on canvas
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q12321255,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 84.5 cm (33.2 in); Width: 66 cm (25.9 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,84.5U174728
dimensions QS:P2049,66U174728
institution QS:P195,Q214867
Current location
West Building, ground floor, room 48
Accession number
Object history

1740: purchased by George Montagu, 1st Duke of Montagu (1712-1790), Montagu House, London
1790: inherited by Elizabeth Brudenell (1743-1827), Montagu House, London

Unknown date
Unknown date
: inherited by John Montagu Douglas Scott, 7th Duke of Buccleuch (1864-1935), Montagu House, London

1928: acquired by P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., New York City
1928: acquired by M. Knoedler & Co., New York City
January 1929: purchased by Andrew W. Mellon, Pittsburgh/ Washington, D.C.
28 December 1934: ownership transferred to The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh

1937: given to National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Exhibition history

Exhibition of the Works of the Old Masters. Winter Exhibition, 1872, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 181.
Rembrandt. Schilderijen bijeengebracht ter gelegenheid van de inhuldiging van Hare Majesteit Koningin Wilhelmina, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 8 September 1898–November 1898, 102.
Exhibition of Works by Rembrandt. Winter exhibition, thirteenth year, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 2 January 1899–11 March 1899, 6.
A Loan Exhibition of Sixteen Masterpieces, Knoedler Galleries, New York City, January 1930, 8.
The Thirteenth Loan Exhibition of Old Masters. Paintings by Rembrandt, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, 2 May 1930–31 May 1930, 62.
Loan Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings and Etchings by Rembrandt and His Circle, 1935–1936, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 6.
Rembrandt Tentoonstelling, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 13 July 1935–13 October 1935, 26.
European Paintings and Sculpture from 1300-1800. Masterpieces of Art, World's Fair, New York City, May 1939–October 1939, OCLC 222146866, 307.
Rembrandt in the National Gallery of Art, 1969, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 19.
Masterpieces of Western European Painting of the XVIth-XXth Centuries from the Museums of the European Countries and USA, 1989, State Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, 13.
Dutch Art and Scotland. A Reflection of Taste, 1992, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, 53.
Rembrandt, His Pupils and Followers, 1996, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin.
Rembrandt by himself/Rembrandt zelf, 5 June 1999–5 September 1999, National Gallery, London, 25 September 1999–9 January 2000, Koninklijk Kabinet van Schilderijen Mauritshuis, The Hague, 73.
Rembrandt. Dipinti, incisioni e riflessi sul '600 e '700 italiano, 2002–2003, Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome, 6D.
Rembrandt's Journey. Painter, draughtsman, etcher, 26 October 2003–18 January 2004, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, 215.

Rembrandt in America, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, 30 October 2011–22 January 2012, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, 19 February 2012–28 May 2012, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 24 June 2012–16 September 2012, 34.
Inscriptions Signature and date center left: Rembrandt f. 1659
References National Gallery of Art online catalogue, as Self-Portrait, Height: 84.5 cm (33.2 in); Width: 66 cm (25.9 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,84.5U174728
dimensions QS:P2049,66U174728
. RKDimages, Art-work number 29822, as Zelfportret met baret en opstaande kraag, Height: 84.4 cm (33.2 in); Width: 66 cm (25.9 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,84.4U174728
dimensions QS:P2049,66U174728
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur, object 00077401, as Selbstbildnis, Height: 83 cm (32.6 in); Width: 65 cm (25.5 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,83U174728
dimensions QS:P2049,65U174728

Web Gallery of Art, as Self-Portrait, Height: 85 cm (33.4 in); Width: 66 cm (25.9 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,85U174728
dimensions QS:P2049,66U174728
Source/Photographer -gHQe8vbiHn2xw at Google Cultural Institute maximum zoom level
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Rembrandt van Rijn, Self-Portrait with Beret and Turned-Up Collar (1659), National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

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