"Head of Christ"

 (No. 1)

by Rembrandt Van Rijn 


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Image: portion of illuminated manuscript page from "The Book of Kells.""Christ" by Rembrandt Van Rijn.

"Head of Christ" by Rembrandt Van Rijn (1606-1669)

(Rembrandt used as a model a young Sephardic Jewish man who had recently arrived in Amsterdam after having been expelled from Spain). ___________________________________________

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