An audio course on the artist's life and work
In this lecture series art historian Gary Schwartz surveys the life, time and work of Rembrandt van Rijn. He reflects on both the 17th century historical context in which Rembrandt emerged as an artist, as well as on his superb techniques. Schwartz presents the listener with a unique re-introduction to the artist’s biography in which he gives a vivid description of Rembrandt’s life and his rich and varied drawings, etchings and paintings, such as the Nightwatch.
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Deze uitgave is tot stand gekomen i.s.m. Studium Generale Universiteit Utrecht.
College 1. A Dutch artist’s life
H1. Rembrandt’s birthright as a child of the Truce
H2. Artistic inheritance
College 2. Craft and specialties
H4. Techniques, artistic means and modes
College 3. Society and posterity
H7. Early patrons
H8. Rembrandt’s Amsterdamers
H9. International fame and posterity
College 4. Rembrandt’s great themes
H12. His most famous pieces
Over de spreker: Schwartz, Gary
Art historian Gary Schwartz is one of the most renowned living authors on Dutch art. He has written numerous works on Rembrandt and Dutch art. He is the initiator of CODART, an international council for curators of Dutch and Flemish art. Gary Schwartz is from New York and has been living in the Netherlands since 1965.