R.v.R.: being an account of the last years and the death of one Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn ... who was attended in his afflictions by one Joannis van Loon, doctor medicinae and chirurgeon in extraordinary ... who during a most busy life yet found time to write down these personal recollections of the greatest of his fellow-citizens and which are now for the first time presented (provided with as few notes, emendations and critical observations as possible)

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H. Liveright, 1930 - 570 pages

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More of a historical fiction piece about van Loon's ancestor, who was the occasional doctor to and more often friend of Rembrandt. I enjoyed the historical background of the times and was entertained ... Read full review

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This is one of the first Van Loon's I bought. It is a very large book, 570 pages of fairly close type with some prints of Rembrandt's prints scattered through it. I really enjoyed it. Not only did Van ... Read full review

Contents

Portrait of Saskia
68
Facsimile of Letter to Huygens
133
An Explanatory Page from the Diary
164
Copyright

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