Rembrandt van Rijn (Masterpieces of Art)
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn was the leading painter and graphic artist of the ‘Golden Age of Dutch Art’. He excelled in imbuing his art with the ‘deepest and most lifelike emotion’, with rich detail and stunning lighting. This richly enjoyable book gives the reader an illuminating overview of the life, work and influences of the artist, before going on to showcase the most stunning and varied examples of his oeuvre, broken down into themes – Portraits, Landscape & Narrative, Self-portraits, and Etchings & Drawings. Discover his versatility in the range of works selected, from the electric The Storm on the Sea of Galilee to the treasured The Night Watch, with its triumph in chiaroscuro and energy. A visual feast, it will underline the artist’s status as a true master.
Susan Grange is a writer, musician and art historian with a wide range of interests. She holds an MA in Art History and is the author of Giovanni Bellini: Music, Art and Venice and L.S. Lowry Masterpieces of Art. She teaches privately and in secondary education and has taught in higher education. She also reviews exhibitions and art books for the art journal Cassone.
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