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Etchings of Rembrandt

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn

Etchings of Rembrandt

by Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn

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Published by Newnes, Scribner in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cover title: The master etchers: Rembrandt.

Statement[with an introduction by A. M. Hind].
SeriesThe great etchers
The Physical Object
Pagination35p., [lxi] leaves of plates ;
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17285233M

Rembrandt Etchings is a great contribution to art history. I was surprised to learn just how essential etching was to Rembrandts work. Even if you are not a huge fan of art history, the short length of the book makes this an easy and enjoyable read/5. The Complete Etchings of Rembrandt book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Rembrandt is revered not only as a painter, but a /5.

Rembrandt prints were reproduced from his original etching plates well after Rembrandt’s death. This means that you could have a Rembrandt print from the s that is still worth a lot of money. Valuable Rembrandt prints do not only have to be from the s (during Rembrandt’s lifetime). Rembrandt’s etchings skillfully convey human emotion as viewed through the eyes of Rembrandt. Rembrandt was born in in Leiden, the son of a miller and a baker’s daughter. He discovered his true calling as an artist in when he studied under Italian-trained painter Jacob Isaacsz van Swanenburg.

Rembrandt worked on copper in pure etching and dry-point. In pure etching the plate is first covered with a thin layer or ground of wax composition; the etcher draws through this ground (which offers scarcely any resistance) with an etching needle, opening up the [pg 7] surface of the copper where he wishes his lines to appear. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hamerton, Philip Gilbert, Etchings of Rembrandt. London, Seeley and co., limited: New York.


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Etchings of Rembrandt by Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a wonderful book and a must have for all students and lovers of Rembrandt's work. Rembrandt's etchings were of the highest caliber and were rendered with the utmost attention to detail and with painstaking subtlety/5(32). This is an interesting book that contains a lot of Rembrandt's etchings and a comprehensive information about them.

The book provides an explanation of how the etchings were produced which I found extremely interesting. I live far away from art galleries but I can still enjoy the work of a genius, thanks to wonderful books like this one/5(19).

Rembrandt ’s drawings and etchings earned him unparalleled recognition from his contemporaries, capturing elusive expressions and moments in just a few strokes.

In commemoration of the th anniversary of his death, this XXL Etchings of Rembrandt book is the first-ever collection gathering Rembrandt’s complete works on paper, Category: Books > Art. Rembrandt Etchings will guide you on your visual journey of discovery, and allows you to see why Rembrandt was the greatest of all seventeenth century printmakers.

Because the book is all about looking and enjoying, Rembrandt Etchings – Looking at Rembrandt’s Prints is lavishly illustrated. Synopsis: A short biographical introduction by Constant Schild, followed by index and reproductions- described as the complete etchings of Rembrandt (some full-page).

Condition: cover edges and end paper edges darkened from age: contents very clean: overall clean, firm and good. A note on this book Chronology of Rembrandt's life and etchings The technique of etching in Rembrandt's time The literature on Rembrandt's etchings The etchings Self-portraits B Biblical subjects: Old Testament B Biblical subjects: New Testament B Saints B Allegorical and fancy subjects B /5(48).

rows  Four illustrations to a Spanish book: B 8: Christ presented to the people: the Drawings and prints (etchings): Joseph and.

About Rembrandt Etchings of Rembrandt book The process by which engravings and etchings were printed was itself the subject of this print made in the s by a French artist, Abraham Bosse. The worker at the rear dabs ink on a metal plate bearing the design. The man at his side wipes off all of the ink except that in the design's grooves.

Many individuals are astonished to discover that Rembrandt's etchings, not his canvases, were in charge of the universal notoriety he enjoyed in amid his lifetime.

The uncommonly high respect Rembrandt's peers had for his etchings was reasonable, for in under four decades, he had pushed the moderately new medium to its high breaking points. The Dutch Golden Age of painting spawned some of history’s greatest artists and artisans, but few can boast the genius and legacy of Rembrandt Harmensz.

van Rijn (–). Despite never leaving his native Netherlands, Rembrandt projected his oeuvre past the boundaries of his own experience, Category: Books > Art. Rembrandt's Religious Etchings Rembrandt, one of the greatest interpreters of biblical stories, turned to the Bible as a source of inspiration for his etchings throughout his career, but.

In his etchings he used to mark the word Rembrandt with badly composed, formless and scrambled letters."Filippo Baldinucci wrote in his Cominciamento e progresso dell'arte dell'intagliare a rame, one of the first general histories of engraving, being a collection of a series of "Lives" of the most important Italian, French, German, Flemish and Dutch engravers and etchers.

Make Offer - s REMBRANDT Etching B "The Young Bull" Original DURAND SIGNED Framed COA s REMBRANDT Etching B "The Large. The story of etching in France could be told simply in terms of French etchers' passionate engagement with the work of Rembrandt - as Alison McQueen has effectively done in her brilliant book The Rise of the Cult of Rembrandt: Re-inventing an Old Master in Nineteenth-Century France, which is available in full here.

The following is a list of drawings by Rembrandt that are generally accepted as autograph. #N#Old Man Reading a Book. Kupferstichkabinett Berlin. The drawing is related to the painting W #N#Study of the legs of a seated woman.

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam. The drawing is related to the painting W #N#The Raising of the gs and prints (etchings): Joseph and. Renowned in the history of printmaking, Rembrandt's etchings are famous for their dramatic intensity, penetrating psychology, and touching humanity.

Through these images you can explore some of the central and often recurring themes of the master's work, including portraiture, the Bible, scenes from everyday life, the nude, and landscape. Rembrandt Harmensz.

van Rijn (), Jan Lutma, Goldsmith, Etching with drypoint and engraving. Sheet x mm. Sold for £, on 19 March at Christie’s London.

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (), Jan Lutma, Goldsmith, Etching with engraving and drypoint on laid paper. Plate x mm. Sheet x mm. Rembrandt’s prints highlight his great range as a printmaker and his universal appeal as an artist. In particular, Rembrandt’s etchings display his innovative use of materials and etching techniques.

Rembrandt utilized dramatic lighting and was a master of chiaroscuro, or the use of strong contrasts between light and dark. Looking for books by Rembrandt. See all books authored by Rembrandt, including Rembrandt: The Christmas Story, and Rembrandt: The Old Testament, and more on For him as a boy with a Calvinistic religious background, Rembrandt made the Bible come alive.

Wolkers made his first self-portraits in Leiden, in the midst of the Second World War, right next to reproductions of Rembrandt’s etchings. After I finished the book on Wolkers, I was invited to write about the connection between the two artists. The book goes into great detail discussing the medium, the artist and the skills he developed in creating dramatic and emotionally powerful etchings and prints.

The author parallels his dissertation of Rembrandt’s work in this medium with that of his painting career, eloquently pointing out that printmaking, for this artist, was like painting Author: Emily-Jane Hills Orford.Rembrandt Harmensz.

van Rijn (–) was known for both paintings and etchings. The market for his prints blossomed due to his artistic ability and the nature of etching. Because multiple impressions could be made from a copper plate, these prints were easily distributed and very collectible.Rembrandt’s etchings reveal his understanding of the Bible, his faith in God, and his compassion for the human condition.

Of his some 1, authenticated pieces, one-third are of Bible subjects. Portraying truth became his primary objective. He sought to portray the scriptures in all their depth, without relying on sectarian traditions.