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Rembrandt Etchings - Looking at Rembrandt's Prints

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In his day, Rembrandt was better known as an etcher than a painter. Looking at his prints requires a little time and patience from the viewer, but the rewards are well worth the effort. Rembrandt moved expertly between genres, demonstrating his ingenuity, insight into human emotion and mastery of the medium in every image. The compositions are beautifully balanced despite ...more
Kindle Edition, 90 pages
Published April 30th 2014 by Amsterdam Publishers
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Jim
Aug 25, 2014 Jim rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: art students, art collectors
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I spent many years working with various intaglio and relief printing techniques and would often look at the etchings of Rembrandt. When you work with this medium and discover how challenging it is, you can truly understand what a master artist Rembrandt was.

Early on in the book, the authors point out that during Rembrandt's time, many artists looked at etching as a way to make inexpensive reproductions of their paintings for the secondary print
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