Rembrandt van Rijn, ‘Self-Portrait’, 1660, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Self-Portrait, 1660

Oil on canvas
31 5/8 × 26 1/2 in
80.3 × 67.3 cm
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913), licensed under CC0 1.0 Universal
Rembrandt van Rijn
Dutch, 1606–1669
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A prolific painter, draftsman, and etcher, Rembrandt van Rijn is considered the greatest artist of Holland's Golden Age. He worked from direct observation, and despite the evolution of his style over the course of his career, Rembrandt’s compelling descriptions of light, space, atmosphere, modeling, texture, and human affect are the result of intense perceptual study. A prominent portraitist, Rembrandt is most famous for The Night Watch (1642), a monumental painting of militia guards that features Rembrandt’s distinctive use of chiaroscuro.

Rembrandt van Rijn, ‘Self-Portrait’, 1660, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913), licensed under CC0 1.0 Universal
Rembrandt van Rijn
Dutch, 1606–1669
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A prolific painter, draftsman, and etcher, Rembrandt van Rijn is considered the greatest artist of Holland's Golden Age. He worked from direct observation, and despite the evolution of his style over the course of his career, Rembrandt’s compelling descriptions of light, space, atmosphere, modeling, texture, and human affect are the result of intense perceptual study. A prominent portraitist, Rembrandt is most famous for The Night Watch (1642), a monumental painting of militia guards that features Rembrandt’s distinctive use of chiaroscuro.

Self-Portrait, 1660

Oil on canvas
31 5/8 × 26 1/2 in
80.3 × 67.3 cm
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