Portrait of Manasseh ben Israel by Rembrandt

Portrait of Manasseh ben Israel, (1604-1657), Jewish theologian and cabalist.

Details

Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
15 x 11 cm
Acquired in:
1967
Presented by:
Osbert H Bernard through The Art Fund

First state before alteration to contour of cheek and chin and additional shading on outermost fold of cloak. Part of three bequests to four museums by Osbert H Bernard through the Art Fund between 1922 and 1988.

Provenance

Osbert.H.Barnard

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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