Free Rembrandt Essays and Papers

Satisfactory Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Powerful Essays
Best Essays
Page 1 of 24 - About 239 essays
  • Powerful Essays

    Rembrandt and the Nude

    • 1608 Words
    • 4 Pages
    • 4 Works Cited

    Rembrandt van Rijn was a Dutch artist well known for his many paintings and etchings of landscapes, figures and animals. His subjects included biblical, secular and mythological scenes. Rembrandt also dabbled in the nude even though they were not popular among his contemporaries. Rembrandt’s nudes were his interpretation of the real human body. He painted every wrinkle and every fold of the body. Rembrandt’s nudes were not considered ugly and grotesque. His nudes were unlike the Greek goddesses his

    • 1608 Words
    • 4 Pages
    • 4 Works Cited
    Powerful Essays
  • Better Essays

    Rembrandt

    • 1247 Words
    • 3 Pages

    Rembrandt Rembrandt is known as one of the greatest artists of the 17th century. He is also known as one of the greatest painters in western art. Rembrandt earned these titles rightfully so. He belonged to the Baroque period. The Baroque period had works of art that were emotional, dramatic, and included real people as the primary subjects. Rembrandt showed all of this in his work. Rembrandt was influenced by nature, religion, the Bible, and humanity. His paintings showed his moods and

    • 1247 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    A Renaissance Genius: Rembrandt

    • 662 Words
    • 2 Pages
    • 6 Works Cited

    will soon be welcoming a new exhibit painted by Rembrandt Harmenszoon Van Rijn. The exhibit will be entitled “A Renaissance Genius: Rembrandt”. As for why this artist was chosen, the answer is very simple, it is because he is popular, for the historical value of the exhibit, and for the variety in his diversity of works, all those things are going to attract people to see the display. The following paragraphs are going to explain what is Rembrandt famous for, the world during the renaissance, and

    • 662 Words
    • 2 Pages
    • 6 Works Cited
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Rembrandts The Mill

    • 797 Words
    • 2 Pages
    • 1 Works Cited

    Rembrandt van Rijn (1606 - 1669) is a well-acclaimed Dutch painter who has been recognized for his work during the Baroque period of 1645 to 1648. One of his works is The Mill, a 41.3” x 34.3” oil painting on canvas. This piece of work was about his landscape theme and is currently on display at The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. The Mill is considered as one of the greatest art pieces of Rembrandt because of two major reasons. The art piece is naturally very attractive and it has

    • 797 Words
    • 2 Pages
    • 1 Works Cited
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Rembrandt Art

    • 822 Words
    • 2 Pages

    No artist could understand human emotion as well as Rembrandt, a well-known artist who lived in the 17th century. He had a skill that very few artists had. That skill was being able to show real human emotion in art and his paintings. Throughout his lifetime he had experienced many tragedies in his family such as, death of his family, separation from his children, and rejection from the world of art. He was also a very religious man and often, if not almost always, used biblical scenes in his

    • 822 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    Rembrandt a Religious Painter

    • 934 Words
    • 2 Pages
    • 6 Works Cited

    Rembrandt a Religious Painter “The beauty of the images moves me to contemplation, as a meadow delights the eyes an subtly infuses the soul with the glory of God.” (CCC 1162 found on Art as a form o Christian Meditation http://landru.i-link-2.net/shnyves/Art_in_Meditation.html ) Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn was born on July 15 of the year 1606 in the university city of Leiden. His family was Catholic although his father was the only member of his family who converted from Catholicism to Calvinism

    • 934 Words
    • 2 Pages
    • 6 Works Cited
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Better Essays

    Rembrandt: The Seventeenth Century Art Master

    • 1185 Words
    • 3 Pages
    • 5 Works Cited

    seventeenth century, Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn was a very big role into what made biblical paintings so popular. Combining his interest in the bible and painting set him out to making him a well-known artist of today. In return for his contributions to art came fame and wealth; however, all that eventually faded due time. Life of Rembrandt Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn was born on the sixteenth of July, 1606, in the city of Leiden. Leiden is located in the Netherlands where Rembrandt settled a majority

    • 1185 Words
    • 3 Pages
    • 5 Works Cited
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    Rembrandt Research Paper

    • 906 Words
    • 2 Pages

    Rembrandt Van Rijn The renowned Dutch painter and etcher Rembrandt Van Rijn was born in the Netherlands in 1606. Schooling in his earlier years consisted of biblical study classes which shows in many of his religion-inspired paintings. Rembrandt may or may not have completed his courses at the Latin School in Leiden because it is rumored that he left the school to train to be a painter. His first training occurred around the time of 1620 to 1625, when he shadowed Jacob van Swanenburgh and Pieter

    • 906 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Rembrandt van Rijn

    • 1018 Words
    • 3 Pages

    Rembrandt van Rijn was born on July 15, 1606 in Leiden, Netherlands. He came from a large family where he was the ninth child. His father was a miller and saw to it that Rembrandt had an excellent education. Rembrandt began attending the University of Leiden, but really wanted to study art. Eventually he left school to become an apprentice to the artist Jacob van Swanenburgh. He also was a student of the painter Pieter Lastman. Company Frans Banning Cocq and Willem van Ruytenburch , known as the

    • 1018 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    Of Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn’s work we have an unprecedented catalogue of paintings, drawings, and etchings. He created more than twenty-five-hundred pieces. His paintings numbered more than five-hundred, his etchings, three-hundred and his drawings two-thousand. He captured the beauty in life and religion. His most notable works include his many religious narrative scenes, such as “The Blinding of Samson” or “Christ in the Storm.” Also of note are his many self portraits such as, “Rembrandt

    • 1117 Words
    • 3 Pages
    • 10 Works Cited
    Better Essays
Previous
Page12345678924