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Fine Artist Studio. Rembrandt’s Studio

Fine Artist Studio. Rembrandt’s Studio



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The former residence of Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn has been restored to its former glory; the way it was when Rembrandt lived here in the 17th century. Everything’s there: his studio, his living quarters and his art. You’ll most definitely be surprised by his curiosity cabinet.

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When Rembrandt filed bankruptcy in 1656 an inventory was made and his valuable possessions were sold. Thankfully the list with Rembrandt’s inventory was saved and that’s how you can get a representative glimpse on Rembrandt’s life today.

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Besides the rooms of the house, the Rembrandt House Museum shows:

  •  Paintings by Rembrandt’s contemporaries, his pupils and his teacher ‘Pieter Lastman’.
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  • Rembrandt’s graphical work: The museum harbors a large collection of 260 Rembrandt etchings (in total app. 290 etchings are known) as well as four of Rembrandt’s copper etching plates.
  • Daily demonstrations of Rembrandt’s etching technique, as well as frequent demonstrations of 17th-century paint mixing.
  • Temporary exhibitions which highlight certain aspects of Rembrandt’s work
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