7.00" x 8.00"
9.00" x 10.00"
Head of Christ Poster
by Rembrandt van Rijn
Head of Christ by Rembrandt van Rijn - 7" x 8"
Archival Matte Paper
Rolled in a Tube
Head of Christ poster by Rembrandt van Rijn. Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
This is a reproduction of Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rign's Head of Christ of about 1652. The master's ability to give an earthly reality to his... more
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This is a reproduction of Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rign's "Head of Christ" of about 1652. The master's ability to give an earthly reality to his subject is seen plainly in this unique work. There is tremendous kindness and sensitivity in this portrait reputedly gleaned from the face of a young Jewish man of Rembrandt's acquaintance. This Christ is infused with kindness, goodness and purity to an extent rarely seen elsewhere. The original is in the Staaliche Museen Preussischer, Kulturbesitz, Gemaldegalerie, Berlin. Rembrandt was born in 1606 Leiden and, after schooling in Latin and the Classics, he entered an apprenticeship in painting when sixteen years old. After a brief stay in Amsterdam he returned to Leiden and opened a studio with his friend Jan Lievens; they were both nineteen. He soon won acclaim through influential contacts and in 1630 moved to Amsterdam after the death of his father. Four years later as a master of the Guild of St. Luke Rembrandt gathered a large number of s...
About Rembrandt van Rijn
Troy Caperton was born in San Antonio, Texas in 1949. Raised in South Louisiana from 1953, he graduated from Baylor University in 1976 and pursued a Masters in History at the University of Louisiana until 1988 when he moved to Austin, Texas. For over ten years Caperton has been selling his original art and reproductions of original work and the masters through various portals on the Internet. One of his works won a Jurorís Prize at Austinís Art Erotica in 2010. He has always been employed in helping positions and continues to produce works for the enjoyment of the public.
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