• Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669) had a number of signature variations. He often used his first name "Rembrandt" written in cursive followed by an "f" standing for "fecit" meaning "he made" and the date.

  • Rembrandt also used monograms that varied from his first initial "R" to "RI" "RH" "RL." The monogram "RHL" is understood to be the monogram for his son.

  • Some historians note that he started with the shorthand monogram and used the full spelling of his first name after 1632. Rembrandt also used different spellings for his name: "Rembrant" and Rembrandt."

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