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  • Van Gogh And Rembrandt's Self Portraits
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    Each artist is an individual with a unique style, and although these styles can be similar in practice - the individuality of the artist often proves the discriminating factor for a successful artwork. Self-portraits are beneficial when looking at the individuality of the artist as there are two aspects to look at - the artist's style, and the artist's view of him / herself. The latter can provide a brief insight into the mental situation of the artist as well as any apparent influencing factors...
  • The Painted Portrait Of Aristotle As Rembrandt
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    Aristotle with a Bust of Homer, Rembrandt (1653). View the work online Artist: Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669) is such a universal artist that we tend not to place him in a school or fashion, but the movement that makes most sense of his themes and radical innovations is the Baroque - the theatrical, emotive art and architecture that swept Europe in the 17th century. Rembrandt, born in Leiden but from 1632 onwards dominating the art world of Amsterdam, rejected the patient naturalism of Dutch art...
  • New Paintings From Rembrandt
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    The Curious Life, Art, Fame, and Success of Rembrandt van Rijn Perhaps one of the most admired yet obscure artists in history is Rembrandt van Rijn. His inauspicious life significantly influenced his unique art style that was slightly controversial to the standard, classic baroque art of his time in the early to mid 1600's. Rembrandt was born to a destitute family on July 15, 1606, in Leiden, Netherlands. His future was limited in opportunities due to his lack of money to finance anything that m...
  • Painting Of Joseph Accused By Potiphar's Wife
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    The story of Joseph and Potiphar's wife is told in the first book of the Bible, Genesis, chapter 39. Joseph was sold into slavery by his brothers and bought by Potiphar, a high ranking official in the Pharaoh's service. 'The Lord was with Joseph,' and gave him success in everything he did. This pleased Potiphar and before long Joseph was given the highest position in the household, and left in charge when Potiphar was away. Now Potiphar's wife found Joseph to be very good looking and had approac...
  • Rembrandt's Leiden Pupils
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    Of the many Dutch painters during the scope of time, the seventeenth century was an exceptional era for detail and baroque painters to flourish. Leiden itself was a cultural centre for these styles, especially if one considers the influence's of Rembrandt van Rijn and several of his Leiden pupils. In the following sections, I will focus on Rembrandt and the contributions he made to seventeenth century Dutch art, as well as the influences he passed on to several of his pupils, more specifically G...
  • Analysis Of Rembrandt Joseph Accused By Potiphar
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    Analysis Of Rembrandt Joseph Accused By Potiphar " 's Analysis Of Rembrandt Joseph Accused By Potiphar's Wife The story of Joseph and Potiphar's wife is told in the first book of the Bible, Genesis, chapter 39. Joseph was sold int slavery by his brothers and bought by Potiphar, a high ranking official in the Pharaoh's service. "The Lord was wit Joseph,' and gave him success in everything he did. This pleased Potiphar and before long Joseph was given th highest position in the household, and left...

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