Rembrandt van Rijn, ‘Three Crosses (First State)’, 1653, Print, Drypoint and etching, Rijksmuseum
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Rembrandt van Rijn

Three Crosses (First State), 1653

Drypoint and etching
15 1/6 × 17 3/4 in
38.5 × 45.1 cm
Location
Amsterdam
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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, ‘Three Crosses (First State)’, 1653, Print, Drypoint and etching, Rijksmuseum
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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

Three Crosses (First State), 1653

Drypoint and etching
15 1/6 × 17 3/4 in
38.5 × 45.1 cm
Location
Amsterdam
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