Rembrandt in Amsterdam: Creativity and Competition

Rembrandt in Amsterdam: Creativity and Competition

£40.00

It was in the city of Amsterdam that Rembrandt developed the dramatic style for which he is remembered. At the age of 25, the 16th-century artist travelled from his hometown of Leiden to the capital of the Netherlands, where he found great commercial and artistic success.

Written by professor of art history Stephanie S. Dickey, this book is an in-depth examination of the crucial role that Amsterdam had on Rembrandt’s career. The young artist’s move was considered a bold step, but one that ultimately worked in his favour. In Amsterdam, Rembrandt took advantage of the booming art market and formed connections with wealthy patrons through his marriage to the cousin of a successful art dealer.

Through these commissions, Rembrandt’s style rapidly evolved from the small, meticulous panels of his Leiden period to the broad brushstrokes and intense lighting of his realistic portraits, landscapes and genre scenes. This book explores the transition and the ways in which Amsterdam’s creative community played a part in Rembrandt’s development.

Product Code 1050734
Author Stephanie S. Dickey
Dimensions 24.89 cm x 3.3 cm x 31.24 cm
Format Hardback
Publisher Yale University Press
Published April 2021
ISBN 9780300249934
UK Standard Delivery
Delivery within 10 days with Royal Mail 48. More information on delivery
International Delivery
Delivery within 15 days. More information on delivery
UK Express - Signed Delivery
Delivery within 5 days. More information on delivery
Returns
We hope that you will love everything you buy from us, however, if you're not completely happy with your order you can return it to us within 14 days of receipt.

Exceptions apply to made-to-order products. More information on Returns & Refunds

You might also like

Thank You

We will send you an email when this product arrives in stock.