Rembrandt van Rijn

noun
influential Dutch artist (1606-1669)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑old master

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Rembrandt van Rijn — Rembrandt Pour les articles homonymes, voir Rembrandt (homonymie). Rembrandt …   Wikipédia en Français

  • REMBRANDT VAN RIJN° — (1606–1669), Dutch painter and engraver, considered Holland s national cultural hero. Born in Leiden, he was probably reared in Calvinism, the official religion of Holland. There has been some speculation that Rembrandt became a Mennonite later… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Rembrandt van Rijn — (spr. Rein), Paul (von welchem Vornamen jedoch seine Zeitgenossen u. ältere Schriftsteller nichts wissen), geb. 15. Juni 1606 auf einer Mühle bei Leyden, kam als Knabe zum Maler I. von Swanenburg u. nach drei Jahren zu Peter Lastman in Amsterdam …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Rembrandt van Rijn — Selbstporträt, 1660, Kenwood House in London Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (* 15. Juli 1606 in Leiden; † 4. Oktober 1669 in Amsterdam; bekannt unter seinem Vornamen Rembrandt) gilt als einer der bedeutendsten und bekanntesten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rembrandt van Rijn — ▪ Dutch artist Introduction in full  Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn  Rembrandt originally spelled  Rembrant  born July 15, 1606, Leiden, Netherlands died October 4, 1669, Amsterdam  Dutch painter and printmaker, one of the greatest storytellers… …   Universalium

  • Rembrandt van Rijn — (1606 1669)    Rembrandt is one of the central figures of Dutch Baroque art. Educated in Latin school and then at the University of Leiden, he was the son of a millworker. He left the university a few months after enrollment to pursue a career as …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Rembrandt van Rijn — (1606–69)    Artist.    Rembrandt was born in Leyden, Holland. He achieved early fame as a portrait painter and he moved to Amsterdam in 1631. In the history of Christian art, he is remembered for his dark paintings, from which the figures glow… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Rembrandt, van Rijn — (1606–69)    Dutch artist. Born in Leiden, Holland, Rembrandt lived in Amsterdam close to the Jewish quarter. This and the fact that he had several Jewish friends have led to persistent but unfounded rumours that he himself was a Jew. However, a… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

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  • Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn — Rembrandt Pour les articles homonymes, voir Rembrandt (homonymie). Rembrandt …   Wikipédia en Français


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