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The Rembrandt book

Author: Gary Schwartz
Publisher: New York : Abrams, 2006.
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Rembrandt was an esteemed artist in his own time as well as in the present.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schwartz, Gary, 1940-
Rembrandt book.
New York : Abrams, 2006
(OCoLC)608025977
Named Person: Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn; Rembrandt (Harmensz van Rijn); Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Schwartz
ISBN: 0810943174 9780810943179
OCLC Number: 65644496
Description: 384 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 33 cm.
Contents: Introduction. The Rembrandt facts ; Caveat lector: an instructive case ; Taking our terms from Rembrandt --
A Dutch artist's life. The Republic ; Leiden ; Artistic traditions inherited ; A brief life ; Key dates ; Art and faith --
Family, loved ones, households. The vanishing van Rijns and ascendant Uylenburghs ; Saskia ; Hendrickje ; Titus ; Households --
Craft. The studio ; An illustrated glossary of Rembrandt's drawing techniques ; Drawings ; Pen and ink ; Ink and wash ; White watercolor or body color ; Dry media: Black chalk, Charcoal, Red chalk, Silverpoint ; Mixed media ; Mechanical treatments ; Techniques not used ; An illustrated glossary of Rembrandt's etching techniques ; Rembrandt's technique as a painter: Support and priming, THe paint layers ; Form ; Color ; Light ; Observation ; Preparatory drawings ; Storytelling ; The non finito look --
Earning and spending. The market ; Art as a profession and a livelihood ; Pupils and assistants ; Buying and paying for a house and its contents --
Patrons. Leiden patrons ; Patrons in The Hague ; Great Amsterdam and Rembrandt's small part of it ; The new market ; The Kloveniersdoelen ; The Staalhof ; The town hall ; The Trip House ; Rulers and leaders ; Men of the cloth ; Patricians ; Military men ; Merchants, manufacturers, tradesmen and professionals ; Scholars and poets ; Artists and collectors --
Landscape. Rembrandt dips his toes in the water ; A start on dry land ; Bible stories in space ; Rembrandt and no longer Rembrandt ; A smattering of landscape paintings ; Lost landscapes ; How and where did Rembrandt make his landscape drawings? ; Rembrandt's working walks ; The Amstel then and now ; Two drawings of the guild hall of the Bergen merchants and their dates ; The sublime and the ridiculous at De Omval ; Outdoor printmaking? ; The drawings ; Landscape and love life ; Country houses and Rembrandt's finances ; Is that all there is? ; Animals --
Humankind. The senses and the passions ; Crafts and trades ; Beggars ; Readers and writers ; Sleepers ; Foreign ways ; Near yet not quite there: Rembrandt and the Jews ; Vices and virtues, thought and action --
Man and god. The holy family ; Christ's ministry ; Passion, death and afterdeath ; Divine intervention ; Holy people ; Moral examples from the Old Testament ; The man of God: Simeon --
Afterlife --
Rembrandt as a Christian rhetorician of the brush.
Responsibility: Gary Schwartz.
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