Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Rembrandt – part 6

Rembrandt as a Shepherd by Govert Flinck c1636 
oil on canvas 74.5 x 64 cm 
Amsterdam Museum

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606 – 1669) is considered one of the greatest painters and printmakers in European art and the most important in Dutch history. Having achieved youthful success as a portrait painter, Rembrandt’s later years were marked by personal tragedy and financial hardships. Yet his etchings were popular throughout his lifetime, his reputation as an artist remained high, and for twenty years he taught many important Dutch painters. His greatest creative triumphs are exemplified especially in his portraits of his contemporaries, self-portraits and illustrations of scenes from the Bible. His self-portraits form a unique and intimate biography, in which the artist surveyed himself without vanity and with the utmost sincerity.

This is part 6 of a 14 - part post on the works of Rembrandt. For full biographical notes see part 1, the introduction. For earlier works, see parts 2 - 5 also.

1633 Rembrandt's Mother with a Headscarf, Eyes Downward 
etching on paper 4.2 x 4 cm

1633 Portrait of Saskia Uylenburgh 
metalpoint on prepared vellum 18.5 x 10.7 cm 
Staatliche Museen Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin

1633 Self-Portrait 
oil on wood 70.4 x 54 cm 
The Louvre Museum, Paris

1633 Self-portrait Wearing a Toque and a Gold Chain 
oil on oak panel 70.4 x 54 cm 
The Louvre Museum, Paris

1633 Self-Portrait with Beret and Neckerchief, Face in Shadow 
etching on paper 13.2 x 10.3 cm

1633 Study for Lot Drunk 
black chalk, slightly touched with white chalk 25.1 x 18.9 cm 
Städelsches Kunstintitut, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany

1633 The Descent from the Cross 
etching and burin on ivory laid paper 52 x 40.5 cm ( plate )

1633 The Flight into Egypt 
etching on paper 8.9 x 6.2 cm

1633 The Good Samaritan 
etching, drypoint and burin on paper 25.6 x 20.3 cm

1633 The Minister Jan Cornelis Sylvius 
etching on paper 16.6 x 14 cm

1633-56 The Minister Jan Cornelis Sylvius 
etching on paper 21 x 14.2 cm

1633 The Ship of Fortune 
etching on paper 11.1 x 16.5 cm

1633 The Shipbuilder and his Wife: Jan Rijcksen ( 1560/2-1637 ) and his Wife, Griet Jans 
oil on canvas 113.3 x 169.4 cm 
Royal Collection Trust, UK

1633 Young Woman in Fantasy Costume 
oil on panel 65 x 48 cm

1633-34 Self-Portrait ( attributed to: possibly workshop ) 
oil on panel 56 x 47.1 cm 
Gemäldegalerie, Berlin

1633-34c Ahasuerus in a High Turban Wearing a Pendant on a Gold Chain 
pen and bistre, wash in bistre and India ink 17.7 x 13 cm 
Rijksprentenkabinet, Amsterdam

1633-34c Group of Three Figures 
pen and bistre and wash

1633-34c Portrait of Saskia van Uylenburgh ( 1612-1642 ) 
oil on oak panel 99.5 x 78.8 cm 
Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Kassel, Germany

1633-34c Saskia Looking out of a Window 
23.6 x 17.8 cm 
Boymans van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam

1633-34c The Holy Family 
oil on canvas 183.5 x 123 cm 
Alte Pinakothek, Munich

1633-34c Young Woman Standing 
pen and bistre 9.9 x 6.2 cm 
Museum Boijmans-Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

1633-35 Ecce Homo ( Behold the Man ) 
oil on paper mounted on canvas 54.5 x 44.5 cm

1633-35c A Woman Seated in an Armchair with a Letter in her Left Hand 
26.5 x 10 cm 
Kupferstichkabinet, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburgh

1633-37 Bald-Headed Old Man with a Short Beard 
etching on paper 6.6 x 5.7 cm

1633-37 Bearded Old Man with High Fur Hat and Eyes Closed 
etching on paper 11.2 x 10.3 cm

1633-37 Cake Baker 
pen and brown ink 10.8 x 14.4 cm

1633-37 Man with a Barrel-Organ 
etching on paper 5.2 x 4.8 cm

1633-37 Seated Actor in the Role of Capitano 
sketch on paper 18.2 x 15.3 cm

1633-39 Old Woman Sleeping 
etching 7 x 5.3 cm ( plate )

1633c Bust of an Oriental in a Turban 
pen and bistre, white body-colour 13.6 x 12.7 cm 
The Louvre, Paris

1633c Esther Preparing for the Meeting with Ahasuerus 
oil on canvas 110 x 94 cm 
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

1634  Portrait of Maria Bockenolle 
oil on canvas 174.9 x 124.1 cm 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1634 A Farmer Exclaiming "Tis Vinnich Kout"
etching on paper

1634 A Farmer Responding to "Das Not" 
etching on paper 11.2 x 3.8 cm

1634 A Scholar Seated at a Desk / Scholar at his Study 
oil on canvas 141 x 135 cm 
National Gallery in Prague. Czech Republic

1634 Artemisia 
oil on canvas 143 x 154.7 cm 
Prado Museum, Madrid

1634 Christ and the Woman of Samaria Among Ruins 
etching on cream laid paper 12.2 x 10.6 cm ( plate )

1634 Christ at Emmaus 
etching and drypoint on cream laid paper 10.2 x 7.2 cm ( plate )

1634 Cupid with the Soap Bubble 
oil on canvas 75 x 93 cm 
Liechtenstein Museum, Vienna

1634 Diana Bathing with Her Nymphs 
oil on canvas 73.5 x 93.5 cm 
Museum Wasserburg, Anholt, Germany

1634 Doubting Thomas 
oil on panel 53 x 51 cm 
Pushkin Museum, Moscow

1634 Jerome Reading in the Wilderness 
etching on paper 10.8 x 8.9 cm

1634 Jesus and his Disciples 
black and red chalk, pen and brown ink and washes on paper 35.5 x 47.6 cm 
Teylers Museum, Haarlem

1634 John the Baptist Preaching 
oil on canvas 62 x 80 cm 
Gemäldegalerie, Berlin, Germany

1634 Joseph and Potipher's Wife 
etching on buff laid paper 9 x 11.4 cm ( plate )

1634 Portrait of a Man in an Armchair 
Private Collection

1634 Portrait of Aechje Claesdr 
oil on panel 71.1 x 55.9 cm 
The National Gallery, London

1634 Portrait of Haesje Jacobsdr. van Cleyburg 
oil on panel 68.6 x 53.4 cm 
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

1634 Portrait of Johannes Elison ( circa 1581-1639 ), Minister 
oil on canvas 174 x 124.5 cm 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1634 Portrait of Maerten Soolmans 
oil on canvas 207 x 132.5 cm 
Private Collection

1634 Portrait of Oopjen Coppit 
oil on canvas 210 x 134 cm 
Rothschild Collection, Paris

1634 Saskia as Flora 
oil on canvas 125 x 101 cm 
Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

1634 Saskia with Pearls in Her Hair 
etching and drypoint on paper 8.6 x 6.6 cm ( plate )

1634 Self Portrait with Helmet 
oil on panel 80.5 x 66 cm 
Staatliche Museen Kassel, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister

1634 Self Portrait with Plumed Cap and Lowered Sabre 
etching on ivory laid paper 13 x 10.6 cm ( plate )

1634 Self Portrait with Raised Sabre 
etching on ivory laid paper 12.4 x 10 cm ( plate )

1634 Self-portrait in a Velvet Beret 
oil on oak panel 58.3 x 47.4 cm 
Gemäldegalerie, Berlin

1634c A Young Woman at her Toilet 
pen and brush and brown ink with brown and grey wash 12.4 x 18 cm 
Graphische Sammlung, Albertina, Vienna

1634 Self-Portrait with Shaded Eyes 
oil on panel 70.8 x 55.2 cm 
Private Collection

1634 Self-Portrait? with Plumed Cap, Hand Leaning on a Sword 
etching on paper 19.7 x 16.3 cm

1634 The Proclamation to the Shepherds 
etching, drypoint and burin on paper 26 x 21.8 cm

1634 Woman Reading 
etching on paper 12.3 x 10.1 cm

1634 Woman Wearing a Gold Chain 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA

1634-40 Saskia van Uylenburgh, the Wife of the Artist 
oil on panel 60.5 x 49 cm 
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

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