The Complete Etchings of Rembrandt by Rembrandt, Gary D.(Editor) Schwartz

By Rembrandt, Gary D.(Editor) Schwartz

Rembrandt is respected not just as a painter, yet as a very best grasp of drawing and etching besides. His paintings in etching spanned such a lot of his occupation and embraced the wide variety of topics he pursued in his portray: photos, landscapes, biblical scenes, images with allegorical and mythological topics, and extra. This accomplished assortment includes Rembrandt's entire etchings — over three hundred works — proven of their unique measurement. they've been reproduced at once from a unprecedented assortment famed for its pristine situation, clean, fresh impressions, wealthy contrasts, and terrific printing.
Among the etchings integrated 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 bushes (1643); Faust (ca. 1652); Jan Six (1647); The nice Jewish bride (1635); The jogging musicians (ca. 1635).
The etchings are reproduced of their real measurement instead of from decreased images, which could leave considerably in caliber from the originals. Fourteen oversize etchings, reproduced in aid contained in the publication, also are integrated at complete measurement on 3 sheets put in a pocket behind the book.
This good-looking quantity is full of details severe to totally appreciating the intense pictures it comprises. precise captions indicate good points of detailed curiosity and supply very important info comparable to name, signature, date, assortment, Bartsch quantity, country of effect 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 fans, students, scholars of etching, and an individual with an curiosity in Rembrandt and his paintings will locate during this appealing ebook a unprecedented and intriguing visible experience.

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The subjects of the etchings show the same mixture as before, except for the intriguing Great Jewish bride. B 69 Christ driving the moneychangers from the Temple B 97 The stoning of St. Stephen B 102 St. Jerome kneeling in prayer, looking down B 124 The pancake woman B 129 The quacksalver B 279 Jan Uytenbogaert, preacher of the Remonstrants B 286 The first oriental head. Rembrandt geretuc. B 288 The third oriental head. Rembrandt geretuck. B 340 The great Jewish bride. R. 1636 The decline in Rembrandt’s painting production is matched by a drop in the number of etchings.

First state of three. Signed and dated Rembrandt f. 1652. Haarlem. Presumably from 2 Samuel 12. B42 The blindness of Tobit: the larger plate. With touches of drypoint. First state of two. Signed and dated twice, in the shadows of the lower margin, Rembrandt f. 1651. Haarlem. Tobit 11:6-10. B 43 The angel departing from the family of Tobias. With drypoint. Third state of four. Signed and dated Rembrandt f. 1641. Haarlem. Tobit 12:16-22. B 44 The angel appearing to the shepherds. With burin and drypoint.

B 8 1 The descent from the cross: the second plate. Rembrandt f. cum pryvl° B 90 The good Samaritan. Rembrandt inventor et Feecit. B111 The ship of fortune B 266 Jan Cornelis Sylvius, preacher B 351 The artist’s mother in a cloth headdress, looking down: head only 1634 Rembrandt marries Saskia van Uylenburgh, the niece of Hendrick van Uylenburgh and orphaned daughter of a burgomaster of Leeuwarden. The portrait commissions continue to come, though in lesser numbers. In his etchings Rembrandt works with greater concentration than before, turning out only finished plates of great finesse.

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