Published August 1999
by Random House .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
of 27 results for Books: "rembrandt's eyes" Skip to main search results Authenticating Paintings by Rembrandt and His Contemporaries (Amsterdam Studies in the Dutch Golden Age) by Anna Tummers The Art of Accurate Delineation; A System of School Exercise, for the Education of the Eye and the Training of the Hand, as Auxiliary to. Rembrandt left behind more self-portraits than any artist before or since. With his new book Rembrandt's Eyes, historian Simon Schama has added a new portrait of the artist, this one in meticulously and exhaustively researched, rhapsodically written 's heavy tome makes every attempt to be a definitive work on the painter, and it by: Get this from a library! Rembrandt's eyes. [Simon Schama; Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn] -- "Rembrandt's Eyes, about which Simon Schama has been thinking for more than twenty years, shows that the true biography of Rembrandt is to be discovered in his pictures. Through a succession of. In the corner of his room, Rembrandt's eye ran over the fishtail triangle of decomposing wall, coming apart in discrete layers, each with its own pleasingly distinct texture: the risen, curling skin of the limewash; the broken crust of the chalky plaster, and the dusty brick beneath; the minute crevices gathering dark ridges of grunge.
Rembrandt's eyes. [Simon Schama] -- This dazzling, unconventional biography shows us why, more than three centuries after his death, Rembrandt continues to exert such a hold on our imagination. (6th ed.) Chicago (Author-Date, 15th ed.) Harvard (18th ed.) MLA (7th ed.) Turabian (6th ed.) Export a citation. Interweaving of seventeenth. Download Rembrandt Etchings Reproductions of Rembrandts Etchings with Descriptive Catalog Free Books. Simon Schama is University Professor of Art History and History at Columbia University and the prize-winning author of seventeen books, including The Embarrassment of Riches, Citizens, Landscape and Memory, Rembrandt's Eyes, the History of Britain trilogy and The Story of the is a contributing editor of the Financial Times and his award-winning television work as writer and Reviews: Books All Books Rembrandt Works of art in close-up Museum guides Catalogues Collection books Children's books they offer a wealth of information and are a feast for the eyes! Other items in this category» Sorting Collection Book Dutch edition € Collection Book € €
Rembrandt's Eyes by Simon Schama The great 17th-century Dutch artist Rembrandt van Rijn left us so many arresting self-portraits, painted at every stage in his eventful life, that his distinctive face and bearing are a familiar part of the 20th-century cultural landscape, a recognizable presence in galleries across Europe and North America. Rembrandt's Eyes by Schama, Simon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Rembrandt's Eyes by Simon Schama, First Edition - AbeBooks Passion for books. “With these books, you have brought Rembrandt into the 21st century.” — David Hockney “TASCHEN’s outsize, close-up format works superbly for Rembrandt, who built his compositions on intricate details evoked in fabulously free, loose marks, every stroke its own drama, animating portraits, spiritual narratives, everyday scenes; texture. For Rembrandt, as for Shakespeare, all the world was indeed a stage, and he knew in exhaustive detail the tactics of its performance: the strutting and mincing, the wardrobe and face-paint, the full repertoire and gesture and gimace, the flutter of hands and the roll of the eyes, the belly-laugh and the half-stifled sob. He knew what it looked like to seduce, to intimidate, to wheedle and to 5/5(1).