The Artist's Mother, Head and Bust: Three-Quarters Right
- Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669)
- Etching; State II
- 2-11/16 x 2-9/16 in. (6.8 x 6.5 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Norton Simon Art Foundation
- Accession Number:
- © Norton Simon Art Foundation
The most available models for the young artist, apart from his own visage in a mirror, were family members. Rembrandt’s mother appears in a number of his etchings, her wrinkled visage delicately, even tenderly, rendered. With his deft use of an etching needle, the artist describes the irregularities of age through a complex network of lines, dots and marks.
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