Rembrandt van Rijn
Dutch Painter, graphic artist.
Born in the Netherlands, Rembrandt van Rijn was the unparalleled artist of the 17th century.
Both a master painter and printer, Rembrandt’s work was dedicated to recording the people he knew. He imbued his subjects with instantly recognizable humanity in all its forms, amounting to incredible studies of lines, light, shade and color. Although he never left Holland, Rembrandt culled countless original prints by Northern masters such as Albrecht Dürer as well as engravings and woodblocks by Italian masters