REMBRANDT Harmenszoon van Rijn
(b. 1606, Leiden, d. 1669, Amsterdam)

Cornelis Claesz. Anslo

Red chalk, brown and black ink and wash, 246 x 201 mm
Musée du Louvre, Paris

Catalogue number: Benesch 759.

Cornelis Claesz. Anslo (1592-1646) was an Amsterdam cloth merchant and Mennonite preacher. Rembrandt was commissioned to paint him and his wife Aeltje Gerritsdr. Schouten. This drawing is a study for the portrait.

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