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Rembrandt in America: Collecting and Connoisseurship

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Published on the occasion of a major exhibition bringing together the best Rembrandt paintings from American collections. The great seventeenth-century Dutch artist Rembrandt van Rijn is one of the most important painters in the history of European art. This richly illustrated volume gathers some fifty of the finest paintings by the Dutch master and his followers from private and public collections across America, including the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Rembrandt had an uncanny ability to depict light and shadow, and to capture the emotions of his sitters. In addition to his portraits, he is also known for historical scenes. Highlighting the authentic Rembrandts in America during the late nineteenth century’s Gilded Age, a time when American tycoons cultivated a passion for collecting European masterpieces, the book also features fifteen to twenty works that were originally attributed to the master’s hand but are now recognized as paintings by his successors, contemporary followers, and later imitators.

An introduction focusing on Rembrandt as a cultural phenomenon is followed by essays devoted to his life, the controversy associated with his workshop, and the pursuit of Rembrandt in America.  Published in association with the Cleveland Museum of Art, the North Carolina Museum of Art, and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts  

About the Author

Dennis P. Weller is curator of Northern European art at the North Carolina Museum of Art. George S. Keyes is former chief curator at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Tom Rassieur is curator of prints and drawings at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780847836857
Author:
Weller, Dennis P.
Publisher:
Skira Rizzoli
Author:
Rassieur, Thomas E.
Author:
Keyes, George S.
Author:
Seydl, Jon L.
Subject:
Individual Artist
Subject:
Art - Artists
Publication Date:
20111031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
150 COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
12.3 x 9.4 x 1.1 in 3.8375 lb

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Arts and Entertainment » Art » Conservation and Preservation
Arts and Entertainment » Art » General
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Individual Artists » Artists' Books

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