REMBRANDT Harmenszoon van Rijn
(b. 1606, Leiden, d. 1669, Amsterdam)
Oil on canvas, 65 x 60 cm
Mauritshuis, The Hague
Catalogue number: Bredius 62.
This is the last self-portrait of the artist, dating from the year of his death. The expressive freedom of style shows that Rembrandt was certainly not exhausted at the end of his life. The way he painted the face with strong brushstrokes is remarkable.