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Rijn, Rembrandt van

The ninth of 10 children born to Harmen Gerritzsoon van Rijn, a prosperous miller, and Neeltgen Willemsdochter van Zuytbrouck, the daughter of a baker, Rembrandt was born in Leiden, Holland – then considered to be one of the principal artistic and intellectual centers in Holland. At the age of 13 he enrolled in Leiden University but soon left to pursue art, first as an apprentice to a history painter in Leiden and later under the tutelage of Pieter Lastman, a famous artist in Amsterdam. Returning to Leiden, Rembrandt opened a studio – while still in his teens – with his friend, Jan Lievens, who had also studied under Lastman. By the end of 1631, Rembrandt returned to Amsterdam, having accepted a commission ...

ARTWORKS

Abraham Pleurant Sara

Abraham Pleurant Sara Chagall Marc Abraham pleurant Sara (Abraham Weeping for Sarah) 1931-56 S. 210 11 1/2" x 9 3/8" Etching with hand-coloring in watercolor on Arches wove paper. Initialed 'M. Ch.' in pencil and numbered. Signed in the plate lower right. One of 105 etchings comprising Chagall's Bible" commissioned by Ambroise Vollard. Sixty-six etchings were printed by Maurice P...

Adoration of the Shepherds

Adoration of the Shepherds Rembrandt Van Rijn The Adoration of the Shepherds: with the Lamp c. 1654 B. Holl. 45; H. 273; BB 54-1; NH. 279 4 1/4" x 5 3/16" Etching on hand-made paper with small margins. Signed in the plate lower left Rembrandt f. New Hollstein's third state of three after the white spot near the upper edge to the right is shaded over. Probably from the H.L. Basan r...

Artist Drawing from a Model

Artist Drawing from a Model Rembrandt van Rijn The Artist Drawing from a Model c. 1639 B. Holl. 192; H. 231; BB 39-2 9" x 7 1/4" Etching on laid paper. From the ``Recueil de Quatre-Vingt-Cinq Estampes Originales" as issued by Michel Bernard after 1846.

Artist's Mother with her

Artist's Mother with her Rembrandt Van Rijn The Artist's Mother with her Hand on her Chest: Small Bust 1631 B.349; H.50; BB. 31-9 3 5/8 x 2 1/2" plate size 12 7/8" x 9 3/4" sheet size Etching on Ingres d'Arches off-white laid paper (watermark) with large margins. Initialed in the plate ("RL") and dated "1631." The second state according to Bjorklund the seventh state according to No...

Benediction d'Ephraim et Manas

Benediction d'Ephraim et Manas Chagall Marc Benediction d'Ephraim et Mannasse (Blessing of Ephraim and Manasseh) also know as Jacob Benit les Deux Fils de Joseph" (Jacob Blesses the Two Sons of Joseph) 1931-56 S. 223 Cr. 30 11 3/8" x 9 1/8" Etching with hand-coloring in watercolor on Arches wove paper. Initialed 'M. Ch.' in pencil and numbered. Signed in the plate lower left. One of 105 e...

Calliope - Mercury

Calliope - Mercury Nixon Peter Calliope - Mercury 2014 26 13/16" x 14 1/16" Hand embellished giclee on canvas. Hand-signed in ink lower right by the artist. From the European artist's edition of 95 examples (595 Arabic numbered editions 95 artist proofs 95 hors commerce proofs 20 printer's proofs and 3 bon a tirer proofs also exist). Muses In Greek Mythology there were nine...

Cantique de David

Cantique de David Chagall Marc Cantique de David (Song of David) 1931-39 S. 272 12 5/8" x 9 1/16" Etching with hand-coloring in watercolor on Arches wove paper. Initialed 'M. Ch.' in pencil and numbered. Signed in the plate lower left. One of 105 etchings comprising Chagall's Bible" commissioned by Ambroise Vollard. Sixty-six etchings were printed by Maurice Potin from 1931-3...

Christ and the Woman of Samaria: Among Ruins

Christ and the Woman of Samaria: Among Ruins Rembrandt Van Rijn Christ and the Woman of Samaria: Among Ruins 1634 B. Holl. 71; H. 122 4 1/4" x 4 1/8" Etching on beige laid paper. Signed and dated in the plate top right. From the third of four states according to Nowell-Eusticke. From the Jean receuil as issued in 1810. Before the additional reworking of the plate that occurs in the later Bernard and Be...

Christ Healing the Sick: A Fragment

Christ Healing the Sick: A Fragment Rembrandt Van Rijn Christ Healing the Sick: A Fragment The Hundred Guilder Print 5 5/8" x 3" B. Holl.74; H.236; B.B.49-1 c. 1649 Etching and drypoint on wove paper with clean margins. Laid into a window mount at the sheet edges verso. An impression after the plate was cut up following the second Baillie retouch which occurred in 1776. As recorded by Nowell U...

Clio - Moon

Clio - Moon Nixon Peter Clio - Moon 2014 26 13/16" x 14 1/16" Hand embellished giclee on canvas. Hand-signed in ink lower right by the artist. From the European artist's edition of 95 examples (595 Arabic numbered editions 95 artist proofs 95 hors commerce proofs 20 printer's proofs and 3 bon a tirer proofs also exist). Muses In Greek Mythology there were nine Muses ...

NEWS

Museum Discovers Drawing is Actually by Rembrandt

A chalk drawing credited to a German painter for more than two centuries has been identified as a work by Dutch master Rembrandt van Rijn. For the past 250 years, the Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum in Braunschweig, Germany attributed “the Braunschweig terrier,” a chalk drawing of a dog, to German animal painter Johann Melchior Roos. […]


Vatican Holds Inaugural Display of Rembrandt Art

For the first time in history, the works of master Dutch painter and etcher Rembrandt van Rijn are being displayed at the Vatican. The exhibition, “Rembrandt at the Vatican: Images from Heaven and Earth,” is open to the public and will run until February 26, 2017 at the Vatican Museums. The exhibition contains 53 of […]


How technology is recreating Rembrandt art

Although world-renowned artist Rembrandt van Rijn passed away almost 350 years ago, his art still lives on today. In fact, it’s still revered; artists today are using modern techniques and technologies to emulate his style and works. In the past month, two separate projects related to emulating Rembrandt have been publicized. Ankur Patar is an […]


Disputed painting proven to be authentic Rembrandt

A painting disputed as a mere studio copy of Rembrandt van Rijn for 46 years has been declared to be an authentic work created by the master artist. After eight years of research using the latest techniques, the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague has declared that “Saul and David” is in fact one of Rembrandt’s greatest […]


UPDATE: Missing Dürer, Rembrandt works found

Two works by Albrecht Dürer and Rembrandt van Rijn reported as missing from the Boston Public Library (BPL) were revealed to have been misfiled. After digging through nearly 60 percent of the library’s print collection, the etching by Rembrandt and engraving by Dürer were located, ending a search that involved the FBI, Boston Police Department […]


Works by Rembrandt, Dürer missing from Boston library

An engraving by Albrecht Dürer and an etching by Rembrandt van Rijn were reported as missing from the Boston Public Library. In a statement released May 20, Boston Public Library President Amy E. Ryan said the works of art were discovered to be missing from the library’s print collection. “It is our hope that these […]


Dentist donates Rembrandt, Max art from Park West Gallery

Wingate University is celebrating a donation of Rembrandt and Peter Max art that was originally acquired through Park West Gallery. The Charlotte Observer reports that on Jan. 22, the university revealed that Dr. Lee Bates and his wife, Dawn, donated seven Rembrandt works as well as artwork from iconic pop artist Max. “What a marvelous […]


Around Town: Rembrandt at the DIA, Cranbrook’s Grand Reopening, U of M’s ‘Face of Our Time’

A few local art exhibits worth checking out this weekend.


‘Rembrandt in America’ at the North Carolina Museum of Art

On loan from Park West Gallery, Rembrandt’s “Self Portrait Drawing at a Window” is now on view at the North Carolina Museum of Art.


Yaacov Agam, the Rembrandt of Our Time

Yaacov Agam, the Rembrandt of Our Time

A fascinating look at the “Father of Kinetic Art,” Yaacov Agam.


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