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Rembrandt and 17th Century Holland : The Dutch nation and its painters
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0872263177, Hardcover)Rembrandt van Rihn defines an entire era of remarkable painting both for his innovation in interpretation and his adventurous technique. His many portraits, self-portraits, landscapes, and historical pieces demonstrate his singular talent as a painter and engraver, and reveal much about the man himself. This book looks at Rembrandt's life and art during a great period of culture and enlightenment that produced fellow artists Hals and Vermeer, and the philosopher Spinoza. Rembrandt lived during a "Golden Age" in seventeenth-century Holland. Travel back in time and discover the fascinating history of the period and the masterworks that have awed generations.
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Examines the life and art of Rembrandt against the historical, political, and religious background of the period.
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