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An Old Man in Military Costume:Overall X-ray
An Old Man in Military Costume:Overall X-ray
This white patch, a confusing area of greater density in the otherwise uniform paint layer, had vexed conservators for years. They speculated that it was perhaps a pentimento or possibly the glue that held a canvas to the back of this panel.


Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
Dutch, about 1630 - 1631
Oil on panel
26 x 20 in.
78.PB.246