Rembrandt and Dutch Portraiture

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Barron's Educational Series, Aug 1, 1997 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
Seventeenth-century Holland gave rise to a wealthy merchant class whose members took pride in having their portraits painted. In Amsterdam, Rembrandt was a leading artist of the time, whose paintings showed both drama and psychological depth that continue to mark his work as masterpieces of Western art. A continuation of Barron's Great Artist Series. Full-color illus.

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The images were lovely. The chronology of the time frame re. Rembrandt's life was well planned. The writing was redundant and poorly written. Still, it was soothing to take time to gaze upon the works ... Read full review


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David Spence is Head of Training and Information, European Commission, Brussels.

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