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Details: Rembrandt van Rijn, Homer, 1663

General information

Artist
Rembrandt van Rijn (1606 - 1669)
Titel
Homer
Dating
1663
Object name
painting

Material and technical details

Technique
oil
Material
canvas
Dimensions
height: 107 cm
width: 82 cm

Other details

Inscriptions
signed and dated: [Rembr]andt. f 1663
Inventory number
584
Origin
Commissioned by Don Antonio Ruffo, Messina; Ruffo family, Sicily, until c.1750; sale London, Christie's, 16 February 1810, lot 114 (" A School Master with His Pupil, 32" 11); Sir Abraham Hume (1749-18380, Ashridge Park (catalogue 1824, London, British Museum 7855.i.4, pp. 36-37: "Homer Dictating his poems"); S.T. Smith Gallery, London, 1885; T. Humphrey Ward & Son Gallery, London, 1894; Abraham Bredius, The Hague, 1894-1946 (on long-term loan to the Mauritshuis since 1894); bequest of Abraham Bredius, 1946

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