17" x 24", oil on masonite
Industrialist and Art Collector
published Time Magazine, June 4, 1965
Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Norton Simon made headlines with the purchase of Rembrandt's painting of his son Titus at a controversial auction at Christies in London (March 1965) for a then historic price of $2,234,400 US. The painting was first shown by Simon in the United States at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. from May 26-December 5, 1965.
External links (open in a new window):
Wikipedia entry for Norton Simon
Time Magazine issue online