Thursday, July 15, 2010


RembrandtDescription: Rembrandt aux yeux hagards.jpg. Self Portrait with a Cap, openmouthed. Etching. Signed and dated bottom center: RHL 1630.

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (July 15, 1606 – October 4, 1669) was born on July 15, 1606 in Leiden, in the Dutch Republic, modern day Netherlands.
This Image (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. This applies to the United States, where Works published prior to 1923 are copyright protected for a maximum of 75 years. See Circular 1 "COPYRIGHT BASICS" PDF from the U.S. Copyright Office. Works published before 1923 (in this case 1630) are now in the public domain.

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