Head of Christ

The donation of this picture to the Harvard Art Museums drew attention in the 1960s to Rembrandt’s sketches of Christ. Technically and stylistically, the picture corresponds to the other heads of Jesus.
Rembrandt (Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn) (1606 – 1669)
circa 1648-56
Oil on oak – H. 25 cm; W. 20 cm – Harvard Art Museums / Fogg Museum, Cambridge, 1964.172 – Gift of William A. Coolidge,
© President and Fellows of Harvard College / Photo Katya Kallsen