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Rembrandt, master of the portrait

Author: Pascal Bonafoux
Publisher: New York, NY : H.N. Abrams, 1992.
Series: Discoveries (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the life and career of one of the world's greatest painters and analyzes Rembrandt's paintings, discussing his powerful and perceptive portraits. Rembrandt, one of the greatest painters of all time, was sensationally successful as a young man but lonely, bankrupt, and virtually ignored by the end of his life, when he painted some of his most powerful works. This book traces his life and career and analyzes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bonafoux, Pascal.
Rembrandt, master of the portrait.
New York : H.N. Abrams, 1992
(OCoLC)623164272
Named Person: Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn; Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn; Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pascal Bonafoux
ISBN: 0810928132 9780810928138
OCLC Number: 26713047
Description: 175 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 18 cm.
Contents: Apprenticeship and ambition --
Rejoicing and mourning --
Loneliness and bankruptcy --
Retirement and death --
Documents --
Further reading --
List of illustrations --
Index.
Series Title: Discoveries (New York, N.Y.)
Other Titles: Rembrandt, le clair, l'obscur.
Responsibility: Pascal Bonafoux.

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Traces the life and career of one of the world's greatest painters and analyzes Rembrandt's paintings, discussing his powerful and perceptive portraits. Rembrandt, one of the greatest painters of all time, was sensationally successful as a young man but lonely, bankrupt, and virtually ignored by the end of his life, when he painted some of his most powerful works. This book traces his life and career and analyzes his paintings, including his unique handling of light, which would change the course of art forever.

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