Bust of a man ("Rembrandt")
Height x width: 25 x 14 cm (9 13/16 x 5 1/2 in)
Medium or Technique
Art of the Netherlands in the 17th Century Gallery (Gallery 242)
Bust of a man with mustache and goatee wearing a flat hat in the manner of Rembrandt’s self-portraits and with an open jacket and V-shaped collar. Rests on a circular pedestal enameled in blue and yellow.
"G. Lefebvre Antiquaire / 24, rue du Bac, Paris"
"Collection G. Ephis / DEL 090"
1987, sold by Lefebvre et Fils (dealers), Paris, to the G. Ephis collection (private collector), France; 2012, sold by the G. Ephis collection to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 24, 2012).
The G. Ephis Collection—Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously, Charles Bain Hoyt Fund, John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund, Mary S. and Edward J. Holmes Fund, William Francis Warden Fund, Tamara Petrosian Davis Sculpture Fund, John Lowell Gardner Fund, Seth K. Sweetser Fund, H. E. Bolles Fund, and funds by exchange from the Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection-Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger