An audio course on the artist's life and work

Door: Schwartz, Gary

Luisterduur: 4 uur 2 minuten
Datum uitgave: 09/09/2006
ISBN: 9789085309666
Prijs: 25,00


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.


College 1. A Dutch artist’s life
H1. Rembrandt’s birthright as a child of the Truce
H2. Artistic inheritance
H3. Biography


College 2. Craft and specialties
H4. Techniques, artistic means and modes
H5. GenresH6. Self-portraiture


College 3. Society and posterity
H7. Early patrons
H8. Rembrandt’s Amsterdamers
H9. International fame and posterity


College 4. Rembrandt’s great themes
H10. Humanity
H11. Divinity
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.