Jan van Goyen, Gabriel Metsu, Gerard Dou and Rembrandt were also natives of this town.
Abroad its navigators monopolized the commerce of the world, and explored unknown seas; at home the Dutch school of painting reached its acme in Rembrandt (1607-1669); and the philological reputation of the country was sustained by Grotius, Vossius and the elder Heinsius.
And yet, though Rembrandt's " Nightwatch " is dated the very year after the publication of the Meditations, not a word in Descartes breathes of any work of art or historical learning.
The gallery of paintings, housed in a handsome building erected in 1880 on the Schdne Aussicht, contains one of the finest small collections in Europe, especially rich in the works of Rembrandt, Frans Hals and Van Dyck.
In the palace chapel are pictures by Rembrandt, Nicolas Poussin, Guido Reni and Annibale Caracci.
Other paintings with which the name of the gallery is generally associated are Correggio's "La Notte" and "Mary Magdalene"; Titian's "Tribute Money" and "Venus"; "The Adoration" and "The Marriage in Cana," by Paul Veronese; Andrea del Sarto's "Abraham's Sacrifice"; Rembrandt's "Portrait of Himself with his Wife sitting on his Knee"; "The Judgment of Paris" and "The Boar Hunt," by Rubens; Van Dyck's "Charles I., his Queen, and their Children."
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But it was reserved for the 17th century to witness the flower and fruit time of this powerful art in the work of Porbus, Rubens and Vandyck, in the Dutch schools of landscape and home-life, and in the unique masterpieces of Rembrandt.
Between this and the next crescent of the Heeren Gracht sprang up, on the east, the labyrinthine quarter where for more than three centuries the large Jewish population has been located, and in the middle of which the painter Rembrandt lived (1640-1656) and the philosopher Spinoza was born (1632).
The important van der Hoop collection arose out of bequests by Adrian van der Hoop and his widow in 1854 and 1880; but the most famous pictures in the Ryks Museum are perhaps the three which come from the Trippenhuis, namely, the so-called "Nightwatch" and the "Syndics of the Cloth Hall" by Rembrandt, and the "Banquet of the Civic Guard," by van der Helst.
1702), the friend and patron of Rembrandt, was sold to the state in 1907; the pictures, except the family Rembrandts, are in the Ryks Museum.
He was a friend of Rembrandt, who painted his portrait and engraved four etchings to illustrate his Piedra gloriosa.
The 17th century Dutch Master, Rembrandt, was deeply devout.
Sir Rembrandt will miss the race after being found slightly lame and Spot the Difference has been pulled out as well.
Each evening Canon Neil will speak about one of Rembrandt's masterpieces depicting the famous parable of Jesus " The Prodigal Son.
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The animal vigour and carnal enjoyment of Rubens, the refined Italianizing beauty of Vandyck, the mystery of light and gloom on Rembrandt's panels, the love of nature in Ruysdael, Cuyp and Van Hooghe, with their luminously misty skies, silvery daylight and broad expanse of landscape, the interest in common life displayed by Ter Borch, Van Steen, Douw, Ostade and Teniers, the instinct for the beauty of animals in Potter, the vast sea spaces of Vanderveldt, the grasp on reality, the acute intuition into character in portraits, the scientific study of the world and man, the robust sympathy with natural appetites, which distinguish the whole art of the Low Countries, are a direct emanation from the Renaissance.
Rembrandt 's Self Portrait from 1660 Posted on: 11 Sep 2006 Here 's a podcast about this late self-portrait by Rembrandt.
Rembrandt Whitening Strips and Crest WhiteStrips are two popular brands.
For instance, Rembrandt Brightening Gloss is applied with a sponge-tip applicator, and Colgate Simply White Clear Whitening Gel is applied with a brush once or twice a day.
This particular cruise uses the small MS Rembrandt ship, which holds no more than 80 cruisers at a time, which makes it an intimate way to see France.
Albert Cuyp, David Teniers, Hackaert, Hobbema, Pieter de Hoogh, Rembrandt (a glorious blue, and one of the best), and Van der Helsh is a selection of them.
Rembrandt is one of the largest manufacturers in the world.
Several popular styles of monkey pendant charms are manufactured by Rembrandt Charms which is the world's largest collection of charms.
Rembrandt jewelry cannot be purchased from their website.
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