An old man in a chair
Date: c. 1650
Medium: oil on canvas
Location: National Gallery, London, UK
Dimensions: 111 x 88
Elderly man is pictured seated, wearing a fur robe, and he looks thoughtfully into the unknown. Since the middle of the twentieth century the painting had been considered as a late work by Rembrandt
, but nowadays is often attributed to one of his followers. Several styles are present on the picture. After a closer examination, we can see, that hands and head devoid Rembrandt's
skills. In comparison with portraits from the same period, which actually created the master himself, extraordinary abilities are present on them, because in 1650s belonged Rembrandt painted his best portraits.
Prevailing color of this fine art print is dark and its shape is portrait. Original size is 111 x 88. This art piece is located in National Gallery, London, UK. This image is printed on demand - you can choose material, size and finishing.Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606-1669).
Dutch painter considered one of the greatest painters of all time, who particularly affected the history of art. Already during his lifetime, he achieved great renown - he painted famous contemporaries and taught dozens of outstanding painters. He often painted biblical themes (for example, Storm at Sea of Galilee
or observations of the Jewish community in Amsterdam). His most famous and popular work is Night Watch
- the military retinue of Captain Frans Banning. The painting was named by its discoverer Sir Joshua Reynolds for its dark colour (the picture is, in fact, full of daylight). Another of his beautiful paintings is worth mentioning: Return of the Prodigal Son