rembrandt’s gaze

I’ve visited, off and on over the past 35 years, this self portrait Rembrandt painted as an older man. ItĀ hangs in the Metropolitan Museum of Art here in New York.

He has always stared just past my left ear, as if he has something on his mind, sometimes concerned about me, sometimes engrossed in his own thoughts. Continue reading “rembrandt’s gaze”

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