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Title Self-Portrait with Two Circles wikidata:Q2872725
A late self portrait by Rembrandt, from the period when he had lost most of his fortune.
Date between 1665 and 1669
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Height: 114.3 cm (45 in). Width: 94 cm (37 in).
Accession number 57
Place of creation Amsterdam
Object history

by 1759: Claude-Alexandre de Villeneuve, comte de Vence (1702-1760), Paris

: purchased by Remy at the sale of the collection of comte de Vence at P. Remy, Paris, lot no. 42, for FRF 481 , for M. Le Barry Boonery

: acquired by Hennesy, Brussels

by 1781: Danoot, Brussels

: purchased by Héris at the sale of the collection of Danoot at Héris, Brussels, lot no. 53, for NLG 9,450

: acquired by Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne (1780-1863), Bowood House/Meikleour House

Unknown date: inherited by Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 4th Marquess of Lansdowne (1816-1866), Bowood House/Meikleour House

Unknown date: inherited by Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne (1845-1927), Bowood House/Meikleour House

: acquired by Kenwood House (The Iveagh Bequest), London
Exhibition history

Rembrandt. Schilderijen bijeengebracht ter gelegenheid van de inhuldiging van Hare Majesteit Koningin Wilhelmina, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, , 99.

Amsterdam in den loop der eeuwen, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, , 523.

Rembrandt, Der Meister und seine Werkstatt, Altes Museum, Berlin, , 49.

Rembrandt by himself/Rembrandt zelf, , National Gallery, London, , Koninklijk Kabinet van Schilderijen Mauritshuis, The Hague, 83.

RKDimages, Art-work number 29942, as Self Portrait with two circles, 1665-1669.

Web Gallery of Art, as Self-Portrait, 1661.
Source/Photographer Unknown
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