Titus, the Artist's Son

Titus, the Artist's Son

Rembrandt

  • Year created: c. 1657
  • Creator: Rembrandt
  • Country of Origin: Netherlands
  • Dimensions: 68.5 x 57.3 cm
  • Collection: Paintings
  • Gallery: East Galleries I

This magnificent portrait represents Rembrandt’s only surviving child Titus at about age sixteen. Titus wears a sixteenth-century Venetian costume and a fantastic red beret out of which spill voluminous curls. A masterful portraitist, Rembrandt captured the young man’s captivating gaze and serious demeanour. Unlike other paintings by Rembrandt, the authenticity of this superb portrait has never been questioned.

Seventeenth century two-quarter length portrait of a young man
P29, Titus, Rembrandt

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