One of the most celebrated artists of the European tradition, Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669) was multi-talented: a painter, draughtsman, and printmaker. Known for emotional authenticity and lifelike character expressed in all his work, Rembrandt created art that is broadly relatable and engaging.
Explore the rise of one of the great artists in the European tradition in the first ever exhibition to chart the transformative central decades of the artist’s career within the context of the Amsterdam art market. Bringing Rembrandt’s paintings, prints and drawings into dialogue with works by friends, followers and rivals, Rembrandt in Amsterdam reveals the synergy between a gifted artist and the stimulating environment that challenged and inspired him.
Organized by the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, and the Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main