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Rembrandt is respected not just as a painter, yet as a ideal grasp of drawing and etching in addition. His paintings in etching spanned such a lot of his occupation and embraced the wide variety of topics he pursued in his portray: graphics, landscapes, biblical scenes, photos with allegorical and mythological topics, and extra. This complete assortment comprises Rembrandt's whole etchings — over three hundred works — proven of their unique measurement. they've been reproduced at once from an extraordinary assortment famed for its pristine , clean, fresh impressions, wealthy contrasts, and extraordinary printing.
Among the etchings incorporated are: Self portrait drawing at a window (1648); Abraham's sacrifice (1655); Christ preaching ["The undered-guilder print"] (ca. 1643–49); Christ crucified among the 2 thieves ["The 3 crosses"] (1653); The go back of the prodigal son (1636); The 3 timber (1643); Faust (ca. 1652); Jan Six (1647); The nice Jewish bride (1635); The jogging musicians (ca. 1635).
The etchings are reproduced of their genuine dimension instead of from diminished images, which could go away considerably in caliber from the originals. Fourteen oversize etchings, reproduced in relief contained in the booklet, also are integrated at complete measurement on 3 sheets positioned in a pocket behind the book.
This good-looking quantity is stuffed with info severe to totally appreciating the extreme photos it includes. specified captions indicate gains of unique curiosity and supply important details comparable to name, signature, date, assortment, Bartsch quantity, kingdom of influence reproduced, and overall variety of states. additionally incorporated are a chronology of Rembrandt's lifestyles and etchings, a dialogue of the means of etching in his time, and a very good bibliography. artwork enthusiasts, students, scholars of etching, and an individual with an curiosity in Rembrandt and his paintings will locate during this appealing publication a unprecedented and intriguing visible experience.

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Rembrandt f. was once by no means used as a signature sooner than 1633, and should point out that the 10th kingdom was once now not reached till that 12 months or later. B eight Self portrait with lengthy furry hair: head in basic terms. moment kingdom of six. Amsterdam. approximately 1631. B9 Self portrait, leaning forward,listening. in basic terms country. Amsterdam. approximately 1628. B 10 Self portrait, frowning: bust. moment nation of 3. Haarlem. within the first nation signed and dated RHL 1630. The strains crossing the plate have been burnished out within the 3rd kingdom. B eleven The artist’s son, Titus [1641 - 68]. in basic terms kingdom. published with floor tone. Amsterdam. approximately 1656. Titus was once the single baby of Rembrandt and Saskia to survive infancy, and he too died earlier than his time. This plate used to be previously thought of a self portrait, and for this reason dated approximately 25 years past. B 12 Self portrait in a fur cap, in an oval border: bust. purely kingdom. Amsterdam. approximately 1629. one among 4 surviving impressions, of that are on higher paper than this one. B thirteen Self portrait open-mouthed, as though shouting: bust. moment country of 3. Signed and dated RHL 1630. Amsterdam. The diagonal scratch within the top correct used to be got rid of within the 3rd kingdom. B 15 Self portrait in a cloak with a falling collar: bust. moment kingdom of 5. Signed and dated RHL 1631. Haarlem. The date used to be altered from 1630 to 1631. B sixteen Self portrait in a heavy fur cap: bust. merely nation. Signed and dated RHL 1631. Haarlem. the pinnacle of the top with hair may be noticeable throughout the fur cap, indicating that the portrait used to be initially conceived bareheaded. B 17 Self portrait in a cap and shawl with the face darkish: bust. moment nation of 2. Signed and dated Rembrandt f. 1633. Haarlem. Signature missing within the first kingdom. among the 1st and moment states the artist’s moustache won the silhouetted twirl. B 18 Self porirait with raised sabre. With touches of burin. First kingdom of 2. Signed and dated Rembrandt f. 1634. Haarlem. The penned 23 within the decrease margin is the etching’s quantity in Gersaint’s catalogue (1751). B 19 Self portrait with Saskia. moment nation of 3. Signed and dated Rembrandt f. 1636. Haarlem. The portrait of Saskia (see B 347) resembles that on B 365 in opposite, reminding us that the following Rembrandt was once seeing Saskia within the replicate. B 20 Self portrait in a velvet cap with plume. in basic terms nation. Signed and dated Rembrandt f 1638. Haarlem. B 21 Self portrait leaning on a stone sill. moment nation of 2. Signed and dated Rembrandt f. 1639. Haarlem. B 22 Self portrait drawing at a window. With drypoint and burin. moment nation of 5. Signed and dated Rembrandt f. 1648. Amsterdam. the 1st country lacks the signature. B 23 Self portrait [? ] with plumed cap and decreased sabre. First nation of 3. Signed and dated Rembrandt f. 1634. Amsterdam. diminish to an oval within the moment country. B 24 Self portrait in a fur cap: bust. Fourth country of 4. Signed and dated RHL 1630, faintly. Amsterdam. B 26 Self portrait in a ffat cap and embroidered gown. purely kingdom. Signed Rembrandt f. , very faintly. Haarlem. approximately 1642. B 27 Self portrait bareheaded, with excessive curly hair: head and bust.

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