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Rembrandt as an etcher

White, Christopher

Rembrandt as an etcher

a study of the artist at work

by White, Christopher

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Published by Zwemmer in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rembrandt, -- 1606-1669.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChristopher White. Plates.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 248-263, ca. 250 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16543151M

      Have you seen the book Rembrandt and the English Painter-Etchers of the 19th Century by Robin Garton, Gerald Volker Grimm, and Gerhard Vincent van der Grinten? It's published by the Schloss Moyland Museum, at a very reasonable price for such a lavish production, and covers exactly this ground - the influence of Rembrandt as it reverberates through the work of Méryon, Whistler, and . The first edition of this book (Rembrandt as an Etcher: A Study of the artist at work, 2 vols., London: A. Zwemmer Ltd., ) was published almost concurrently with White and Boon’s catalogue raisonné. The clinical format of a systematic catalogue offers no room for discursive analysis or synthetic evaluation.

    Rembrandt and the Technique of Etching. from: Ed de Heer, "Technique of Etching" in Nel Segno d Rembrandt, edited by Giuseppe Bergamini and Bert W. Meijer, Venice, , pp. The chemical technique of etching was developed in the Middle Ages by Arabic armouries as a means of applying decoration to weapons. Looking for books by Rembrandt? See all books authored by Rembrandt, including Rembrandt: The Christmas Story, and Rembrandt: The Old Testament, and more on

    If you like Rembrandt’s etchings and wish to know more about them, you should definitely read this book. It is well-written by a Dutch expert on seventeenth century art, and provides detailed information about various different aspects of Rembrandt as a printmaker such as his special etching techniques, his business acumen, and his innovative printing methods. Rembrandt reigns as one of these few artists. Rembrandt Artist He was born July 15 in Leiden, Netherlands. His full name is Rembrandt Harmerszoon van Rijn. He was a 17th century Dutch painter and etcher during the Dutch Golden Age. He studied art under two well known masters.


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Rembrandt as an etcher by White, Christopher Download PDF EPUB FB2

White's book, as luxurious to handle as to study or peruse, is still the definitive standard by which evaluation of Rembrandt's etchings and their relationship with his drawings and paintings must be /5(4).

The strongest quality about this book is probably its graphical reproductions. A luxurious smorgasbourg of reproductions of Rembrandt as an etcher book etchings provide a thorough, comprehensive display of Rembrandt's mysterious artistic wizardry/5(4).

Rembrandt: Experimental Etcher [Museum of Fine Arts] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.3/5(1). Book revs; Rembrandt as an Etcher. A Study of the Artist at Work, by C White; Rembrandt. The Complete Edition of the Paintings, by A Bredius; Rembrandt: His Life, His Works, His Time, by B Haak.

In his day, Rembrandt was better known as an etcher than a painter. Looking at his prints requires a little time and patience from the viewer, but the rewards are well worth the effort.

Rembrandt moved expertly between genres, demonstrating his ingenuity, insight into human emotion and mastery of the medium in every image/5(19). Rembrandt as an etcher: a study of the artist at work.

[Christopher White; Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn] -- "This book surveys Rembrandt's prints both individually and generally. Though an overall pattern in his work can be discovered, Rembrandt was essentially an artist of variety, and each print, at. Rembrandt as an etcher: a study of the artist at work.

[Christopher White] -- "This book surveys Rembrandt's prints both individually and generally. Though an overall pattern in his work can be discovered, Rembrandt was essentially an artist of variety, and each print, at Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

Rembrandt as an etcher. Ouderkerk aan den IJssel: Sound & Vision, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn; Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn; Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Erik Hinterding; Nancy Ash.

rows  Four illustrations to a Spanish book: B 8: Christ presented to the people: the Drawings and prints (etchings): Joseph and. rows  The following is a list of drawings by Rembrandt that are generally accepted as autograph.

Drawings and prints (etchings): Joseph and. Rembrandt is revered not only as a painter, but as a supreme master of drawing and etching as well. His work in etching spanned most of his career and embraced the wide range of subjects he pursued in his painting: portraits, landscapes, biblical scenes, pictures /5(43).

The following is a list of paintings by Rembrandt that are accepted as autograph by the Rembrandt Research Project. For other catalogues raisonnés of Rembrandt, see the "Rembrandt" navigation box below. Dimensions (cm) #N#The Spectacles-pedlar (Sight) Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden.

Hypothetical; one of the series The Senses. Rembrandt ’s drawings and etchings earned him unparalleled recognition from his contemporaries, capturing elusive expressions and moments in just a few strokes. In commemoration of the th anniversary of his death, this XXL monograph is the first-ever collection gathering Rembrandt’s complete works on paper, Category: Books > Art.

Some appeared as basic broadsheets; others outlined books; others replicated exclusive canvases out of reach to general visibility. Subsequently, Rembrandt's fame while he lived, was more prominent as an etcher than as a painter.

The recognized ace of the medium, he transformed it into a wondrously flexible instrument of his specialty. Publishers--and artists themselves--issued and circulated quantities of prints.

Some took the form of simple broadsheets; others illustrated books; others reproduced privately owned paintings inaccessible to public view. Thus Rembrandt's fame while he lived was greater as an etcher than as a painter (he did no engravings or woodcuts).

Rembrandt's Religious Etchings. Rembrandt, one of the greatest interpreters of biblical stories, turned to the Bible as a source of inspiration for his etchings throughout his career, but particularly during the s. He depicted not only scenes from the Old Testament and the Apocrypha but also stories found in the New Testament.

After its completion inRembrandt sold the painting Ahasuerus and Haman at the Feast of Esther to Jan J.

Hinlopen. In the year a poetry book by Jan Vos was published, in which there were a number of poems based on the paintings belonging to Jan J. Artist: Rembrandt. Rembrandt's foremost contribution in the history of printmaking was his transformation of the etching process from a relatively new reproductive technique into a true art form, along with Jacques Callot.

His reputation as the greatest etcher in the history of the medium was established in his lifetime and never questioned ion: Jacob van Swanenburg, Pieter Lastman.

See Rembrandt’s work in etching as a dramatic dialogue of darkness and light. Etching as a printmaking medium emerged in the early 16th century in Germany and Italy, but its full creative potential only was realized with Rembrandt Harmensz.

Van Rijn’s activity as an etcher from to Rembrandt worked on copper in pure etching and dry-point. In pure etching the plate is first covered with a thin layer or ground of wax composition; the etcher draws through this ground (which offers scarcely any resistance) with an etching needle, opening up the [pg 7] surface of the copper where he wishes his lines to appear.

Christopher White discusses this work in his book Rembrandt as an Etcher, "The sitter appears again as the model for the etching of The Card Player (B. ) of the same year, and is far more likely to have been a young pupil obliging the master, than either a portrait of 'Smyters' or the Polish Ambassador ".As a printmaker and specifically, an etcher, Rembrandt moved the process forward with his visionary works.

He was very skilled at producing images of landscapes and portraits. When the Dutch economy flourished, entrepreneurs including Rembrandt experienced great opportunities to sell products including highly acclaimed prints.COVID Resources.

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