Study of the Head of a Woman

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In 1641 bracht Saskia haar vierde kind ter wereld, een zoon, Titus. De vreugde werd snel getemperd door een slopende aandoening waarmee ze te kampen kreeg, waarschijnlijk tuberculose. Toen ze in 1642 overleed, was ze nog geen 30 jaar oud. Tot het laatst heeft Rembrandt haar geschetst. Vooral in het etsje rechts weet hij haar lege blik treffend te tekenen. Date: 1632 – 1638. Object ID: RP-P-OB-781.

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