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Rembrandt Presentation

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Jan Tanja

on 10 March 2013

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swag Rembrandt von Rijn Created by: Jan Tanja Outline The Baroque Art Period Characteristics:
-highly emotional and dramatic
-increased verisimilitude
-thwarted by papacy

His place:
-one of the most deeply loved of all painters (at least in the Baroque Period)
-inspirational factor for others Artist (1606-1669) Early Development:
-born on July 15, 1606 with 8 other siblings
-knew he was going to be an artist at an early age
-sympathized for the poor
-The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp

Later Development:
-inspired by trip to Amsterdam at the age of 20
-financial and family problems influenced paintings
-looked up to Italian painters such as Adam Elsheimer and Peter Paul Rubens. Artist (cont): Style:
-ordinary life influenced by his own
-self portraits
-much resembled the characteristics of the period
-was never constant
-"sculptures" on paper
-manipulation of paint

Famous works:
-Old Self Portrait, 1669
-Jacob Blessing the Sons of Joseph, 1656
-The Night Watch, 1683 Art Period


Comparable Art Pieces:
-Old Self Portrait, 1669
-Jacob Blessing the Sons of Joseph, 1656

Focus Piece:
-The Sortie of Captain Frans Banning Cocq's Company of the Civic Guard (The Night Watch), 1642

Lasting Effect Rembrandt's Lasting Effect Old Self Portrait (1669) Jacob Blessing the Sons of Joseph (1656) Night Watch (1642) "Apart from his immense gifts as a pure painter and an illustrator, Rembrandt digs down to the roots of life; and he seems to open his heart to us. We have the feeling he is keeping nothing back."—Kenneth Clark -the most innovative printer of the 17th century -served as an inspiration -approximately 600 portraits and over 1,000 drawings and etchings -depth of emotion, vitality, and personality -attention to detail
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