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By Émile Michel, Vladimir Loewinson-Lessing, Irena Linnik, Youri Kouznetsov, Xenia Egorova

Great Masters: a sequence of biographies of mythical artists that includes their top work

A portray through Rembrandt is a dwelling entity that exists in accordance with its personal legislation, which displays the multiplicity of the innovations and feelings within the painter's brain. males and their psychological : that's the basic factor the artist attempts to unravel all through his existence. affected by relations difficulties, he took shield in portray, which grew to become even higher as issues bought worse, as though depicted by means of a visionary. Hiding his anxiousness within the optimism of his topics and within the energy of darkish colours, he was once finally positive.

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60 nine. THE ANGEL preventing ABRAHAM FROM SACRIFICING ISAAC TO GOD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty four 10. the myth OF THE LABOURERS within the winery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty eight eleven. BAARTJEN MAERTENS, spouse OF HERMAN DOOMER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy two 12. DAVID AND JONATHAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy six thirteen. AN outdated lady IN AN ARMCHAIR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eighty two 14. PORTRAIT OF AN outdated guy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 15. THE HOLY relatives WITH ANGELS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 sixteen. DANAE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ninety four 17. PORTRAIT OF AN previous girl. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred 18. PORTRAIT OF AN previous guy IN AN ARMCHAIR. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 19. PORTRAIT OF AN previous JEW. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 20. PORTRAIT OF AN previous girl. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 21. PORTRAIT OF AN previous girl. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118 22. PORTRAIT OF ADRIAEN VAN RIJN, THE ARTIST’S BROTHER (? ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122 23. younger woman making an attempt ON rings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 24. CHRIST AND THE SAMARITAN lady . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132 25. HAMAN AND AHASUERUS on the dinner party OF ESTHER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136 26. A BEARDED guy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142 27. THE go back OF THE PRODIGAL SON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146 28. DAVID AND URIAH (? ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . one hundred fifty 29. THE POET JEREMIAH DE DECKER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152 five Self-Portrait, c. 1629. Oil on wooden. The Hague, Netherlands. 6 His lifestyles 7 I n the times while Dutch retailers traded within the comprehensive draughtsman. In 1621, Rembrandt a long way East and the Antipodes, a miller named turned the scholar of Jacob van Swanenburgh, and Harmen Gerritszoon van Rijn lived in Leyden. accomplished his reports within the studio of Pieter He had eyes just for the son who was once born on July Lastman, whose work of enormous frescoes of fifteenth, 1606, first and foremost of a century which promised ancient scenes instilled in him a love of precision, quite a bit and was once so auspicious for males of future. aspect and luxurious backgrounds of the kind in the kid used to be later to be identified easily as which his grasp excelled. Rembrandt’s reputable Rembrandt, his first Christian identify. The younger apprenticeship was once quite brief. In 1625, the Rembrandt quickly manifested the creative abilities, which younger Rembrandt set himself up in his personal studio, his academics discerned from his earliest years. After able to fulfil his personal goals through attempting his wings learning the arts in his domestic city, the like different younger males of his iteration whom exchange early life who had no longer but handed his fourteenth with India had brought about right into a diversified birthday, enrolled on the collage claiming to be an event, trying to make their fortune.

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