The printmaker makes rembrandts face on the scene

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Unformatted text preview: lder and His Wife o Emphasizing trade through the dynamics of the painting Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp, 1632 o Creates a narrative despite it being a group portrait. o What is significant about this particular work? First Self- Portrait o Associating himself with great masters of the past: Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, and Leonardo o Stops signing as RHL and begins to sign as Rembrandt. Saskia and Rembrandt in a Tavern 1635 o Largest portrait o Woman= whore as seen and himself as the Prodigal Son wasting his inheritance o Board on the back wall records how many drinks he has had o Symbols of pride and wasting inheritance? o Toying his relatives… Descent from the Cross • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • o Based on a work (print) from Peter Paul Rubens o How is it similar and what has he changed? Similar? The form, arrangement, diagonal, dramatic Different? Seems more pitiful, bearing the weight, emotion is completely different, seems more human in essence rather than Rubens grandiose figure, suffering and emotional pain o Print made after this work. The printmaker makes Rembrandts face on the scene, establishing his fame. Raising of the Cross....
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