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Rembrandt in the National Gallery of Art

March 16 – May 11, 1969
Main Floor, 4 galleries

Rembrandt van Rijn, Self-Portrait, 1659, oil on canvas, Andrew W. Mellon Collection, 1937.1.72

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: 23 paintings, 77 etchings, and 14 drawings were assembled from the Gallery's holdings to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the death of Rembrandt van Rijn. Under the guidance of Dr. Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann, 1968-1969 Kress Professor and authority on Dutch paintings and prints, 4 Kress and Finley fellows contributed entries to the catalogue. The self-portraits from the Mellon and Widener collections were hung side by side for the first time.

Catalog: Rembrandt in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1969.

Rembrandt van Rijn
Dutch, 1606 - 1669