Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (Great Masters)

By Émile Michel, Vladimir Loewinson-Lessing, Irena Linnik, Youri Kouznetsov, Xenia Egorova

Great Masters: a sequence of biographies of mythical artists that includes their top work

A portray via Rembrandt is a dwelling entity that exists in line with its personal legislation, which displays the multiplicity of the concepts and feelings within the painter's brain. males and their psychological situation: that's the primary factor the artist attempts to resolve all through his existence. plagued by relations difficulties, he took defend in portray, which grew to become even higher as issues bought worse, as though depicted through a visionary. Hiding his nervousness within the optimism of his issues and within the power of darkish shades, he used to be eventually triumphant.

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Seventy two 12. DAVID AND JONATHAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy six thirteen. AN outdated lady IN AN ARMCHAIR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eighty two 14. PORTRAIT OF AN outdated guy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 15. THE HOLY relatives WITH ANGELS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 sixteen. DANAE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ninety four 17. PORTRAIT OF AN outdated girl. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred 18. PORTRAIT OF AN previous guy IN AN ARMCHAIR. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 19. PORTRAIT OF AN previous JEW. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 20. PORTRAIT OF AN previous girl. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 21. PORTRAIT OF AN outdated girl. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118 22. PORTRAIT OF ADRIAEN VAN RIJN, THE ARTIST’S BROTHER (? ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122 23. younger girl making an attempt ON rings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 24. CHRIST AND THE SAMARITAN lady . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132 25. HAMAN AND AHASUERUS on the dinner party OF ESTHER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136 26. A BEARDED guy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142 27. THE go back OF THE PRODIGAL SON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146 28. DAVID AND URIAH (? ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred and fifty 29. THE POET JEREMIAH DE DECKER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152 five Self-Portrait, c. 1629. Oil on wooden. The Hague, Netherlands. 6 His existence 7 I n the times whilst Dutch retailers traded within the comprehensive draughtsman. In 1621, Rembrandt a ways East and the Antipodes, a miller named turned the student of Jacob van Swanenburgh, and Harmen Gerritszoon van Rijn lived in Leyden. accomplished his stories within the studio of Pieter He had eyes just for the son who was once born on July Lastman, whose work of enormous frescoes of fifteenth, 1606, in the beginning of a century which promised ancient scenes instilled in him a love of precision, quite a bit and used to be so auspicious for males of future. element and magnificent backgrounds of the sort in the kid was once later to be identified easily as which his grasp excelled. Rembrandt’s reliable Rembrandt, his first Christian identify. The younger apprenticeship used to be fairly brief. In 1625, the Rembrandt quickly manifested the inventive abilities, which younger Rembrandt set himself up in his personal studio, his lecturers discerned from his earliest years. After able to fulfil his personal targets through attempting his wings learning the arts in his domestic city, the like different younger males of his new release whom alternate early life who had no longer but handed his fourteenth with India had brought on right into a assorted birthday, enrolled on the college claiming to be an experience, looking to make their fortune. All Rembrandt had have been his pencils with which he was hoping to earn the comfy dwelling, his father, who died in 1630, have been fortunate adequate to determine emerge from the end of the paintbrush.

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