Basic data

  1. Rijn, Rembrandt Harmenszoon van
  2. July 15, 1606 in Leiden
  3. October 4, 1669 in Amsterdam
  4. Künstler, Maler, Kunsthändler
  5. Leiden, Amsterdam


(Source: Wikimedia)
The Prodigal Son in the Tavern, a self-portrait with Saskia, c. 1635 (Source: Wikimedia)
Portrait of Saskia van Uylenburgh, c. 1635 (Source: Wikimedia)
Rembrandt's son Titus, as a monk, 1660 (Source: Wikimedia)
Rembrandt Memorial Marker Westerkerk Amsterdam (Source: Wikimedia)
Rembrandt's only known seascape, The Storm on the Sea of Galilee, 1633. The painting is still missing after the robbery from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990. (Source: Wikimedia)
A Polish Nobleman, 1637 (Source: Wikimedia)
The Abduction of Europa, 1632. Oil on panel. The work has been described as "...a shining example of the 'golden age' of Baroque painting".[49] (Source: Wikimedia)
A typical portrait from 1634, when Rembrandt was enjoying great commercial success (Source: Wikimedia)
Self Portrait, 1658, Frick Collection, a masterpiece of the final style, "the calmest and grandest of all his portraits"[56] (Source: Wikimedia)
The Hundred Guilder Print, c. 1647–49, etching, drypoint and burin on Japan paper, National Museum of Western Art. (Source: Wikimedia)
The Three Trees, 1643, etching (Source: Wikimedia)
Rembrandt drawing of an Indian Mughal painting (Source: Wikimedia)
Role-playing in self-portrait as an oriental potentate with a kris/keris, a Javanese blade weapon from the VOC era (etching, c. 1634) (Source: Wikimedia)
The Night Watch or The Militia Company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq, 1642. Oil on canvas; on display at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (Source: Wikimedia)
The Polish Rider – Possibly a Lisowczyk on horseback (Source: Wikimedia)
The Man with the Golden Helmet, Gemäldegalerie, Berlin, once one of the most famous "Rembrandt" portraits, is no longer attributed to the master.[83] (Source: Wikimedia)
Saskia as Flora, 1635 (Source: Wikimedia)
Slaughtered Ox (1655), Musée du Louvre, Paris (Source: Wikimedia)
Rembrandt House Museum (Source: Wikimedia)
Rembrandt statue and the sculptures of The Night Watch in 3D at the Rembrandtplein in Amsterdam (Source: Wikimedia)
Rembrandt statue in Leiden (Source: Wikimedia)
In 1775, a 25-year-old Johann Wolfgang von Goethe wrote in a letter that "I live wholly with Rembrandt" ("...ich zeichne, künstle p. Und lebe ganz mit Rembrandt."). At the age of 81 (1831), Goethe wrote the essay "Rembrandt der Denker" ("Rembrandt the Thinker"), published in the posthumous collection of his works.[123][124] (Source: Wikimedia)
The Jewish Bride, c. 1665–9, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam. In Vincent van Gogh's own words (1885), "I should be happy to give 10 years of my life if I could go on sitting here in front of this picture [The Jewish Bride] fortnight, with only a crust of dry bread for food." In a letter to his brother Theo, Vincent wrote, "What an intimate, what an infinitely sympathetic picture it is,"[125] (Source: Wikimedia)
Rembrandt Laughing, 1628, J. Paul Getty Museum (Source: Wikimedia)
The Girl in a Picture Frame, 1641, Royal Castle, Warsaw (Source: Wikimedia)
The evangelist Matthew and the Angel, 1661 (Source: Wikimedia)
Moving Rembrandt's The Night Watch for the 1898 Rembrandt Exhibition. (Source: Wikimedia)
Bildnis des Rembrandt, 1801/1900 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Rembrandt, Johann Adam Bartsch - 1774/1821 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)

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