Rembrandt is respected not just as a painter, yet as a ideal grasp of drawing and etching to boot. His paintings in etching spanned such a lot of his profession and embraced the big variety of matters he pursued in his portray: images, landscapes, biblical scenes, photos with allegorical and mythological topics, and extra. This accomplished assortment comprises Rembrandt's whole etchings — over three hundred works — proven of their unique measurement. they've been reproduced without delay from an extraordinary assortment famed for its pristine situation, clean, fresh impressions, wealthy contrasts, and outstanding printing.
Among the etchings incorporated are: Self portrait drawing at a window (1648); Abraham's sacrifice (1655); Christ preaching ["The undered-guilder print"] (ca. 1643–49); Christ crucified among the 2 thieves ["The 3 crosses"] (1653); The go back of the prodigal son (1636); The 3 bushes (1643); Faust (ca. 1652); Jan Six (1647); The nice Jewish bride (1635); The jogging musicians (ca. 1635).
The etchings are reproduced of their genuine dimension instead of from decreased images, which may leave considerably in caliber from the originals. Fourteen oversize etchings, reproduced in relief contained in the e-book, also are incorporated at complete measurement on 3 sheets put in a pocket in the back of the book.
This good-looking quantity is full of details serious to totally appreciating the extreme pictures it includes. distinct captions indicate good points of distinctive curiosity and supply very important info comparable to name, signature, date, assortment, Bartsch quantity, kingdom of influence reproduced, and overall variety of states. additionally integrated are a chronology of Rembrandt's lifestyles and etchings, a dialogue of the means of etching in his time, and a very good bibliography. paintings fans, students, scholars of etching, and a person with an curiosity in Rembrandt and his paintings will locate during this attractive publication an extraordinary and intriguing visible experience.