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Rembrandt van Rijn


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Rembrandt van Rijn 1606-1669. Dutch painter whose works are unmatched in their portrayal of subtle human emotions. His masterpieces include historical and religious scenes, group portraits, such as The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp (1632) and The Night Watch (1642), and a series of self-portraits.

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  • n. influential Dutch artist (1606-1669)


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  • They brought works by artists such as Rembrandt van Rijn, Jan Davidsz. de Heem and Hendrick TerBrugghen back to the Netherlands.

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  • I run the Dutch landscapes painted by Paulus Potter and Jan van Goyen; drink my coffee in the caf├ęs of Toulouse Lautrec's Montmartre; sit and work in the slivers of golden light painted by Johannes Vermeer and Rembrandt van Rijn.

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  • I'm nestled in a seventeenth-century Dutch canal house in Leiden, The Netherlands, just twenty steps on a cobblestone road from young Rembrandt van Rijn's home.

    Susan Fogwell: An American Sculptor in Holland

  • Rembrandt van Rijn was among art history's most gifted interpreters of the Bible, bringing a blend of sobriety, tenderness and insight to the sacred narratives he portrayed.

    The Look of Salvation

  • Rembrandt van Rijn, in a career rich with artistic innovation, begged to differ.

    How Rembrandt Reinvented Jesus

  • Rembrandt van Rijn (1606 - 1669): LA PETITE TOMBE (Christ Preaching).ca. 1652 (?)

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  • "The Complete Rembrandt" presents the complete body of works by Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-69).

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  • Rembrandt van Rijn was born in Leiden, July 15, 1606.

    Real Deal Rembrandt

  • There is, arguably, no greater artist than Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), the Dutch painter who practically invented the truthful, probing and often melancholic self-portrait.

    Talent Pool

  • The name means "Jewish Broad Street," and it was here, in 1639, that Rembrandt van Rijn, one of the city's most successful young artists, bought the mansion now known as the Rembrandt House Museum.

    Rembrandt—The Jewish Connection?


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