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Rembrandt Drawings and Prints at the Met & Morgan

A friend just reminded me that the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is also honoring Rembrandt’s 400th birthday (see my post from last Saturday) with a special show drawn from their collection: Rembrandt and His Circle: Drawings and Prints (July 11 – Oct Read More …

Eye Candy for Today: Rembrandt riverfront drawing

View over the Amstel from the Rampart, Rembrandt van Rijn Brown ink and wash, roughly 3 1/2 x 7 inches (9 x 18 cm); in the collection of the National Gallery of Art, DC. Though a number of Rembrandt’s drawings, particularly those of figures or Read More …

Eye Candy for Today: Rembrandt lion drawing

Lion Resting, Turned to the Left; Rembrandt van Rijn Pen and brown ink, brown wash; roughly 5 1/2 x 8 inches (14 x 20cm). Link is to WikiArt, which has a downloadable file (choose “Original, 1600×1067”); there is also a cropped version on Wikipedia. The Read More …

Eye Candy for Today: Rembrandt pen drawing of cottage and fence

Cottage with White Paling among Trees, Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn Drawing in quill and reed pen in brown ink with brown wash and touches of opaque white and gray wash; roughly 7 x 10 inches (17 x 25 cm); in the collection of the Rijksmuseum. Read More …

Eye Candy for Today: Rembrandt townscape drawing

Stadspoort, Rembrandt Harmenz van Rijn In the collection of the Rijksmuseum; pen and brown ink, with wash; roughly 5 x 7 inches (138×196 mm). You will sometimes hear those writing about art, myself included, use the phrase economy of notation. If you were to look Read More …

Eye Candy for Today: Rembrandt landscape drawing

Cottage near the Entrance to a Wood, Rembrandt van Rijn. If I were writing an illustrated dictionary of art terms, next to “economy of notation” I would have one of Rembrandt’s drawings. Interestingly, for an artist whose paintings were primarily portraiture, many of Rembrandt’s etchings, Read More …