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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669

Rembrandt's Journey: Painter, Draftsman, Etcher

The current blockbuster exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago features paintings and prints by Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), "one of the most celebrated artists in history." This related website presents just enough of the exhibition to satisfy some, while whetting the appetite of others -- who will need to travel to the museum to see more than 200 works on display. To see works in context,...
Drawings by Rembrandt and His Pupils

This interactive website from the Getty Museum feels almost like a game that teaches players to distinguish the work of the master, Rembrandt, from that of his pupils. Pairs of drawings are presented for viewers to compare, for example, Rembrandt's Daniel in the Lions' Den, 1649, is matched with a drawing of the same subject by Constantijn Daniel van Renesse. Viewers can zoom in or out, for closer...
Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London

It is hard to tire of the Old Masters, and this delightful traveling exhibition from the Kenwood House in London offers a taste of the expertise of Rembrandt, Van Dyck, and Gainsborough. This site was created as part of the traveling exhibit that has passed through a number of cities, including Milwaukee. The American Federation of Arts and English Heritage arranged the exhibit; it also received...
Experience The Night Watch

Created in celebration of Rembrandt Year 2019, the 350th anniversary of the artist's death, this documentary-style website from the Rijks Museum discusses the history and planned restoration of one of the most famous paintings in the world, The Night Watch (De Nacht Wacht), 1642, by Rembrandt van Rijn. Readers may want to begin by selecting Operation Night Watch on the site's Home page for an...