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Rembrandt van Rijn
One of the great Dutch painters and printmakers of the 17th century, Rembrandt van Rijn is best known for his expressive use of light and shadow (also called chiaroscuro) in his many portraits. Raised in Leiden, he studied with Pieter Lastman (1583-1633)... More »
Born: July 15, 1606 (age 411), Leiden, Netherlands
Died: October 4, 1669

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The dozens of self-portraits by Rembrandt were an important part of his oeuvre. Rembrandt created approaching one hundred self-portraits including over forty ...

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No artist has left a loftier or more penetrating personal testament than Rembrandt van Rijn. In more than 90 portraits of himself that date from the outset of his ...

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By means of a wonderful ability to fix an idea in his mind, [Rembrandt] knew how to capture the momentary appearances of emotion whenever they appeared in ...

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Rembrandt van Rijn, Self-Portrait, 1659, oil on canvas, 84.5 x 66 cm (National Gallery of Art) Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker & Dr. Beth Harris.

www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/437397

The dozen or more self-portraits that date from each decade of Rembrandt's career vary considerably in composition, expression and technique. In the late ...

www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/14.40.618

Artist: Rembrandt (Rembrandt van Rijn) (Dutch, Leiden 1606–1669 Amsterdam). Date: 1660. Medium: Oil on canvas. Dimensions: 31 5/8 x 26 1/2 in. (80.3 x 67.

hyperallergic.com/315706/evidence-mounts-that-rembrandt-used-optics-to-paint-self-portraits

Aug 5, 2016 ... A new study of Rembrandt's self-portraits provides more evidence to theories that the 17th-century artist, among other Old Master painters, used ...

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From this point of view Rembrandt's self-portraits are without parallel. They are the inexhaustibly rich documents of a human and artistic self-examination lasting  ...

www.nytimes.com/2016/07/14/science/rembrandt-old-master-optics-mirrors.html

Jul 13, 2016 ... A Rembrandt self-portrait. A new study offered further evidence for the hypothesis that the Dutch painter and other “old masters” used optics to ...