Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn Carpova Maya Group 306 17.02.2009
Rembrandt ( July 15, 1606 – October 4, 1669) was a Dutch painter and etcher . Rembrandt began his studies at the Latin School, and at the age of 14 he was enrolled at the University of Leiden (Germany) He produced many of his works in this fashionable town house in Amsterdam1653 ( now the Rembrandt House Museum )
<ul><li>Between 1635 and 1641 Saskia gave birth to four children, but only the last, Titus survived . </li></ul>He marriage in 1634 to Saskia van Uylenburgh, the cousin of a successful art dealer, enhanced his career, bringing him in contact with wealthy patrons who eagerly commissioned portraits.
Rembrandt's greatest creative triumphs are exemplified especially in his portraits of his contemporaries, self-portraits and illustrations of scenes from the Bible . rembrandtvideo.avi <ul><li>Earlier 20th century connoisseurs claimed Rembrandt had produced over 600 paintings, nearly 400 etchings and 2,000 drawings. </li></ul><ul><li>O n October 4, 1669, Rembrandt died in Amsterdam. </li></ul>