4/19/2006

Rembrandt



Rembrandt HARMENSZOON VAN RIJN
(b. July 15, 1606, Leiden, Neth.--d. Oct. 4, 1669, Amsterdam), Dutch painter, draftsman, and etcher of the 17th century, a giant in the history of art. His paintings are characterized by luxuriant brushwork, rich colour, and a mastery of chiaroscuro. Numerous portraits and self-portraits exhibit a profound penetration of character. His drawings constitute a vivid record of contemporary Amsterdam life. The greatest artist of the Dutch school, he was a master of light and shadow whose paintings, drawings, and etchings made him a giant in the history of art.

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3 comments:

Judas said...

Ya te estas saliendo del tieto' tu, but I like it, si te inspiran ellos the sky is the limit son!!

Junior Polanck said...

Judas... please be my guide!

sharita said...

es muy bello ese arte... de una profesora... sigue asi