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Rembrandt as an etcher : a study of the artist at work

Author: Christopher White; Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book surveys Rembrandt's prints both individually and generally. Though an overall pattern in his work can be discovered, Rembrandt was essentially an artist of variety, and each print, at least in his maturity, represented a unique experience." "Rembrandt was one of the first artists to experiment with the media of etching and drypoint, submitting his plates to numerous reworkings, drawing on impressions,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn; Rembrandt; Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher White; Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
ISBN: 0300079532 9780300079531
OCLC Number: 40126820
Notes: Originally published: London : A. Zwemmer, 1969.
Description: xi, 284 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm.
Responsibility: Christopher White.

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"This book surveys Rembrandt's prints both individually and generally. Though an overall pattern in his work can be discovered, Rembrandt was essentially an artist of variety, and each print, at least in his maturity, represented a unique experience." "Rembrandt was one of the first artists to experiment with the media of etching and drypoint, submitting his plates to numerous reworkings, drawing on impressions, varying the inking of his plates and the papers on which he printed. Detailed study reveals that in many cases the changes and variations he introduced provide a unique opportunity, not afforded by the paintings and drawings, of observing the artist at work."--BOOK JACKET.

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