Mastercopy of Old Man with a Beret by Jan Lievens

February 4, 2014 at 4:17 pm

This is a recent copy I made at the National Gallery to learn more about Old Masters’ techniques. Lievens was a colleague of Rembrandt, and similarly skilled but not as famous. He used a wooden panel and likely ¬†incised the beard with a sharpened brush handle.