A Corpus of Rembrandt Paintings: 1635–1642 by J. Bruyn, B. Haak, S.H. Levie, P.J.J. van Thiel, E. van de

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By J. Bruyn, B. Haak, S.H. Levie, P.J.J. van Thiel, E. van de Wetering, D. Cook-Radmore, L. Peese Binkhorst-Hoffscholte, J. Vis

Since the second one 1/2 the final century paintings historians, understanding that identical to Rembrandt’s paintings had develop into blurred with time, have tried to redefine the artist’s importance either as a resource of idea to different artists and as a superb artist in his personal correct. for you to keep it up the paintings begun through earlier generations, a bunch of top Dutch paintings historians from the collage and museum international joined forces within the overdue Nineteen Sixties as a way to research afresh the work frequently ascribed to the artist. The researchers got here jointly within the Rembrandt examine venture which used to be validated to supply the paintings international with a brand new ordinary reference paintings which might serve the neighborhood of paintings historians for the close by and lengthy destiny.

They tested the originals of all works attributed to Rembrandt taking complete benefit of today’s subtle recommendations together with radiography, neutron activation autoradiography, dendrochronology and paint pattern research ― thereby gaining useful perception into the genesis and situation of the work.

The results of this meticulous learn is laid down chronologically within the following Volumes:

A Corpus of Rembrandt work, quantity I, which bargains with works from Rembrandt’s early years in Leiden(1629-1631), released in 1982.

A Corpus of Rembrandt work, quantity II, masking his first years in Amsterdam (1631-1634), released in 1986.

THIS quantity: A Corpus of Rembrandt work, quantity III, is going into his later years of acceptance (1635-1642), released in 1990.

Each quantity includes a few Introductory Chapters in addition to the whole Catalogue of all work from the given period of time attributed to Rembrandt. during this catalogue each one portray is mentioned and tested in an in depth manner, comprising a descriptive, an interpretative and a documentary part. For the authenticity overview of the work 3 diversified different types are used to divide the works in:

A. work through Rembrandt,
B. work of which Rembrandt’s authorship can't be definitely both authorised or rejected, and
C. work of which Rembrandt’s authorship can't be authorised.

This quantity (Volume III) comprises 820 pages, beginning of with 3 introductory chapters and discussing 86 work. In transparent and available explanatory textual content all diversified work are mentioned, larded with immaculate photographs of every portray. info are proven the place attainable, in addition to the result of modern-day technical imaging. during this quantity vital work together with the evening Watch are discussed.

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692. A Young woman with a turban at Chatsworth (Sumowski Cemalde II, no. 659 as Flinck) seems to be based on this, as well as a Shepherdess in the Harrach Collection, Vienna (ibid. no. 665 as Flinck), which does not however give the impression of having been painted in Rembrandt's studio. inventory items mentioned above 48 , have been a relatively cheap product. In one or two cases we know of an original by Rembrandt that can be seen as a prototype for free variants, often apparently based on fresh studies of a model, that may be attributed to workshop assistants.

Versions of one and the same composition in the production of a painter like Gerard Dou. 26 See, for example, under nos. A 8, A 14, A 15, A 21, A 22, A 25, A 29, A 34, A 36, C 17, C 36 and C 41. 27 No. A 40 copy I; see also the addendum in Vol. II, p. 840. The attribution to Jouderville was made by E. van de Wetering. 'Isaac Jouderville, a pupil of Rembrandt' in: cat. exhibn The impact of a geniUS, Amsterdam (Waterman) and Groningen 1983, pp. 59-69, esp. 66, and adopted by Sumowski CemaLde II, no.

On use of the term tronieJ see Vol. I, p. 40 note 8. To this may be added 46 22 that the word in fact originally meant 'face' so that one might expect paintings named as such to show heads, but that in 17th-century descriptions the term was also used for larger figures. , 1639/9)' Both descriptions and the surviving material indicate that the portrayal was almost exclusively of young men, young women, old men or old women meant (partly by means of the accessories shown - items of armour, ostrich feathers and costly adornment) to inspire thoughts about the fleetingness of earthly life; see Vol.

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