Knowledge Identifier: +Rembrandt
Category: Visual Arts
Born in 1606, deceased in 1669.
Countries: Netherlands (43%), France (26%), Italy (9%)
Linked to: Rembrandt House Museum, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Detroit Institute of Arts, Harvard Medical School
Jan Lievens - Lievens collaborated and shared a studio with Rembrandt van Rijn from about 1626 to 1631
In 1629 Rembrandt was discovered by the statesman Constantijn Huygens, the father of Christiaan_Huygens, who procured for Rembrandt important commissions from the court of The Hague .
Jeremiah lamenting over the destruction of Jerusalem .oil on panel , 1630
The parable of the hidden treasure.oil on panel , 1630
Philosopher in Meditation - Nevertheless, a plausible interpretation of the scene is Tobit and Anna waiting for the return of their only son, Tobias, a scene that Rembrandt had already represented in another version in 1630
Philosopher in Meditation - In the second volume of its "Corpus of Rembrandt Paintings", which covers the years 1631-1634, the Rembrandt Research Project rejected the attribution to Rembrandt of the "Philosopher in Meditation"
Philosopher in Meditation - This does not mean that the picture was painted in that year or even in Amsterdam, to which Rembrandt had moved in late 1631
Self-portrait with wide-awake hat.oil on oak panel , 1632
The abduction of Europa.oil on oak panel , 1632
Philosopher in Meditation - It is signed "RHL-van Rijn" and dated 1632, at the time of Rembrandt's move from Leiden to Amsterdam
Philosopher in Meditation - More recently, Clarke published an interpretation on the internet that relates Rembrandt's composition to the design of his signature in 1632
Philosopher in Meditation - The RRP did not introduce any new objective or documentary evidence, but based its judgment on an assessment of Rembrandt's "habits," an appraisal of the painting's style, and the difficulty of fitting it within Rembrandt's production in 1632 or the later 1630s
Die Blendung Simsonsoil on canvas , 1636
The Risen Christ Appearing to Mary Magdalenoil on panel , 1638
Only their fourth child, Titus, who was born in 1641, survived into adulthood.
Philosopher in Meditation - The subject matter and details of the Koninck picture seem to have been directly inspired by a Rembrandt etching dated 1642 and representing "St
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Porträt des Jan Sixoil on canvas , 1650
Jakob segnet die Söhne des Joseph Porträt historié des Petrus Scriverius, des Wilhelm (...)oil on canvas , 1653
The sale list survives and gives us a good insight into Rembrandt's collections, which apart from Old Master paintings and drawings included busts of the Roman Emperors, suits of Japanese armor among many objects from Asia, and collections of natural history and minerals; the prices realized in the sales in 1657 and 1658 were disappointing.
Self-portrait - Most of Rembrandt's self-portraits before 1660 show only one hand - the painting hand is left unpainted
Rembrandt outlived both Hendrickje, who died in 1663, and Titus, who died in 1668, leaving a baby daughter.
Gerard de Lairesse - The misformed nose which the disease gave him is clearly visible on the portrait which Rembrandt painted of him around 1665
When Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany came to Amsterdam in 1667, he visited Rembrandt at his house.
Adriaen van Ostade - He does not seem to have gone back to gospel illustrations until 1667, when he produced an admirable "Nativity" which is only surpassed in arrangement and colour by Rembrandt's "Carpenter's Family" at the Louvre, or by the "Woodcutter and Children" in the gallery of Cassel
Gerard de Lairesse - Two hundred years after his death in 1711 the "Encyclopædia Britannica", 11th Edition gave no listing at all for De Lairesse, while devoting four pages of solid text to Rembrandt
Gustave Courbet - He traveled to Netherlands and Belgium in 18461847. This trip strengthened Courbet's belief that painters should portray the life around them, as Rembrandt, Hals and other Dutch masters had done.
Hendrik Martenszoon Sorgh - He was married to Adriaantje Hollaer, known for her portrait, painted by Rembrandt, that was pictured on the Dutch 100-guilder banknote, printed from 1947 - 1950
Philosopher in Meditation - With the rejection of the attribution to Rembrandt by the Rembrandt Research Project in 1986, the title became "Old Man in an interior with a winding staircase
In 2005 four oil paintings previously attributed to Rembrandt's students were reclassified as the work of Rembrandt himself: Study of an Old Man in Profile and Study of an Old Man with a Beard from a US private collection, Study of a Weeping Woman, owned by the Detroit Institute of Arts, and Portrait of an Elderly Woman in a White Bonnet, painted in 1640.
Jan Six - In 2018, Six identified a painting, previously though to have been "school of" Rembrandt, as a painting by the master