Rembrandt's Bankruptcy: The Artist, his Patrons, and the Art World in Seventeeth-Century Netherlands
This study examines the causes, circumstances, and effects of the 1656 bankruptcy of Rembrandt van Rijn. Following a highly successful early career, Rembrandt's idiosyncratic art and lifestyle came to dominate his reputation. His evasion of responsibility to his creditors was so socially disreputable that laws in Amsterdam were quickly altered. The poor management of his f...more
Hardcover, 236 pages
Published February 20th 2006 by Cambridge University Press
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.