Artist: Rembrandt (Rembrandt van Rijn) (Dutch, Leiden 1606–1669 Amsterdam)
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 31 5/8 x 26 1/2 in. (80.3 x 67.3 cm)
Credit Line: Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number: 14.40.618
The dozen or more self-portraits that date from each decade of Rembrandt's career vary considerably in composition, expression and technique. In the late examples, the broad applications of paint convey a candid record of the artist's aging features.