Rembrandt self-portrait from 1659 at the age of 53 : Self-portrait, Rembrandt van Rijn Rembrandt painted this remarkable self-portrait in 1659, after he had suffered frorm personal financial collapse. Much can be read into his expression, but the painting itself is a triumph.
This beautiful Rembrandt portrait is lit with a soft one light source with vignette background. I was drawn to this image because of its innocent painter like style. Photograph Ksenia by Paul Apal'kin on 500px