Can you imagine posing as the face of Christ for Rembrandt van Rijn? Evidence supports that Rembrandt used his neighbor in the Jewish Quarter of Amsterdam as the model for this moving depiction of Christ. Rembrandt, born today in 1606, had an uncanny ability to capture the face of humanity in his work.
“Head of Christ," c. 1648–56, by Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
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