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Self-portrait, Etching at a Window

Rembrandt1648

Rijksmuseum

Rijksmuseum
Amsterdam, Netherlands

While it might seem odd that Rembrandt is wearing a hat inside the house, it was actually part of his studio work clothes. This unadorned
portrayal makes one almost forget the unparalleled technique he uses to create this effect. With a combination of etching and drypoint, he achieves an unprecedented painterly tonality.

Details

  • Title: Self-portrait, Etching at a Window
  • Creator: Rijn, Rembrandt van
  • Date Created: 1648
  • Physical Dimensions: papier
  • Subject Keywords: Rijn, Rembrandt van
  • Rights: http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

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