The Rembrandt House: A Catalogue of Rembrandt Etchings

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The house on the Jodenbreestraat in Amsterdam, where Rembrandt lived for more than twenty years, was opened as a museum in 1911. The complete collection of the Rembrandthuis, comprising more than 250 etchings as well as a number of drawings and paintings, have been included in the book. Also included is an extensive introduction about the history of this singular house and about the origins of the collection as well as the descriptive catalogue section.

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Overview

The house on the Jodenbreestraat in Amsterdam, where Rembrandt lived for more than twenty years, was opened as a museum in 1911. The complete collection of the Rembrandthuis, comprising more than 250 etchings as well as a number of drawings and paintings, have been included in the book. Also included is an extensive introduction about the history of this singular house and about the origins of the collection as well as the descriptive catalogue section.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789040088513
  • Publisher: Antique Collector's Club
  • Publication date: 7/28/2006
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,476,962
  • Product dimensions: 8.68 (w) x 11.19 (h) x 0.49 (d)

Table of Contents

Prefaces 5
Rembrandt's etchings 9
The technique of etching 11
The fortunes of Rembrandt's copper plates 15
History of the house and collection 17
The house 17
The collection 18
Biography 23
Catalogue 25
Etchings 25
Self-portraits 25
Biblical and religious scenes 31
Allegorical scenes 78
Book illustrations 80
Hunting and fighting scenes 82
Genre scenes 84
Studies of nudes 104
Landscapes 114
Portraits and busts 130
Sheets of studies 161
Copperplates 167
Bibliography 171
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