Paintings reproductions - Rembrandt
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (born on 15 July 1606 in Leiden, died on 4 October 1669 in Amsterdam) is a Dutch painter, draughtsman and representative of the Baroque. Rembrandt left behind about 300 paintings. The artist called painter of the soul, mastered to perfection the difficult art of command of light and used it to deepen the drama and mood of his works. He was exceptionally often inspired by biblical and mythological motifs.
With the technique of painting he was completely ahead of the epoch in which he lived. With passion he created self-portraits, thanks to which he created a specific record of his life and changes taking place in it.
In his life he experienced many dramatic moments - the death of his beloved wife and three children, also bankruptcy. These events had an exceptionally strong impact on his work.
Selected works: Betsabe with a letter from David, Self-portrait, Portrait of an old man in red, Jewish fiancée, Return of the prodigal son.